…is what anti-gay / ex-gay activists Michael Brown (left) and Arthur Goldberg (right) would have you believe. Anti-gay activist and “ex-gay” advocate, Michael Brown, had a little chat with, Arthur Goldberg — of the “ex-gay” conversion therapy group JONAH — “Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing” — on Brown’s radio show, “Line of Fire.” Goldberg asserted that the […]
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“As a former homosexual, I understand the gays’ dread and absolute fear of heterosexuality. It goes beyond trying to normalize sodomy by calling it “marriage.”” — PFOX stands for Parents and Friends of Ex-gays, a counter movement to the pro-LGBT support group, PFLAG, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. — On the PFOX blog, they’ve […]
The “ex-gay” meme alive and infectious in Australia. But we begin with the latest on the subject matter in California. LA Times: Brown appeals injunction against gay-conversion law January 2, 2013 | 3:06pm Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appealed a court injunction that has blocked enforcement of a new law that prohibits providing gay minors […]
This post brought to you by Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX). Families Ask Obama Administration to Take Down Government Links to Anti-Ex-Gay Websites — Government gives $100,000 to gay group for schoolchildren to become “youth activists” Those statements are basically the same complaint; That LGBTQ anti-bullying/suicide prevention resources are attacks on the so called ex-gay/formerly-homosexual community — Seriously. That […]
People and groups that promote and provide ex-gay treatments are almost always religious. While they may draw on debunked Freudian theories (Re-Fried Freud) and co-opt AA recovery methods, many ex-gay practitioners adhere to pastoral or Biblical counseling. Often it has been the Bible, interpreted by anti-LGBTQ clergy, that lured many of us into ex-gay treatment. […]
A lesbian is suing a police department she says sent her to an evangelist for ex-gay therapy. In April, 2010, the family of Amanda Booker requested she be given therapy for her drug addiction. A court order commanded Bartow County Sheriff’s Department to take her to Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital in Rome, GA. She suffered […]
The actor Glenn Shadix has died at the age of 58. His films included Demolition Man, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Planet of the Apes, but his most-celebrated role was as the camp interior designer Otho in Tim Burton’s 1988 horror-comedy Beetlejuice. In 2009, Shadix, who as a young gay man underwent aversion therapy at […]
- The Fighting Words of Michael Brown January 24, 2008
- Psychiatrists Warn Church of England to Reject Reparative Therapy November 22, 2007
- Wendy Gritter of Exodus Member Ministry New Direction February 25, 2008
- Ex-Gay Therapist James Phelan Removed From Exodus Referral List November 13, 2007
- Exodus International Lays off Staff, Cuts Benefits August 23, 2010
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