The LDS (Mormon) Church is well-known in the LGBT community for its anti-gay policies and politics. In Devan Hite's play, a college-age Mormon student at the University of Utah undergoes a serious crisis of faith and sexuality when he realizes he was sexually aroused when his two best friends saved his life. Now, he must negotiate pressing voices from both in and outside of the Church in order to understand and accept himself. The play is set in Salt Lake City, Utah, present day. Since Psychopathia Sexualis is presented as part of Fresh Fruit Festival 2009.