A former transgender and gay man is coming to the defense of Kim Burrell, saying she showed him love and acceptance. Burrell has recently come under intense scrutiny for her comments about homosexuality. Twenty-four-year-old Orhonde Chapman once attended Burrell’s Life and Liberty Fellowship Church as a cross-dressing, openly gay high school student.

He has been promoting his support for Burrell in an online campaign on Facebook and Twitter. He said that accusations calling Burrell homophobic are not fair and that she welcomed him with love and open arms. “Knowing her character, knowing her as a person, a person of love, it’s totally unacceptable,” Chapman said in an interview with CBN News. READ MORE