Ex-gay maverick Richard Cohen is a member of the Unification Church, according to the leader of the religious group better known as the Moonies. Church president Hyung Jin Moon made the claim at a Bay Area town hall meeting earlier this month: Richard Cohen is a member in our movement who has worked on this […]
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Ex-gay guru Richard Cohen of the International Healing Foundation has published an “apology” to gays and lesbians he has hurt: “We at IHF wish to offer a sincere, heartfelt apology to everyone in the LGBTQ community,” said IHF founder and director, Richard Cohen. “I apologize and ask forgiveness to those who were hurt by our message.” […]
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Writing much here would only serve to spoil the excellent job MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow did Tuesday night in her interview with ex-gay guru Richard Cohen. Pay close attention to the references in Cohen’s book, Coming Out Straight (third printing), which came from the […]
From the International Healing Foundation (Richard Cohen) website, we learn that a Liberty University student will soon begin an internship “under the direct supervision of Richard Cohen.” He is to start on-site and telephone counseling on January 12, 2010. The site encourages readers to make an appointment now to start their nine weeks of “expert […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMccIlFuhyI[/youtube] At the same meeting in Uganda described here, Family Life Network (FLN) leader Stephen Langa continues his discussion with the group on the evil, clever “gay agenda.” In doing so, he turns to Richard Cohen’s book, Coming Out Straight : Understanding and Healing Homosexuality. Cohen has been a bombastic embarrassment for ex-gay groups over […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5q-0-5bnUk[/youtube] It’s a non-sequential? The video above is from the upcoming movie Chasing the Devil: Inside the Ex-Gay Movement by Bill Hussung and Mishara Canino-Hussing. Ex-Gay guru and all around bizarre guy Richard Cohen seems only too happy to participate, bringing back memories of pillows and tennis rackets. Listen carefully, there are some interesting comments. […]
While investigating the removal of policy statements admonishing Richard Cohen and holding/touch therapy on the Exodus website, we received a reply from the assistant director of Cohen’s International Healing Foundation (IHF). She describes what seems like a reconciliation of sorts between the two groups: Richard explained more about his work and his position and methods […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtGouVqsmsg[/youtube] Ex-gay guru Richard Cohen has always taken what some would consider a freakish approach to ex-gay therapy, one that stands out in a field that is, by definition, unconventional at best. Cuddling with clients on the couch, swatting pillows while yelling about one’s maternal grievances — these are all part of the Cohen path […]
Recently, we received a copy of a letter sent by Exodus president Alan Chambers to members of a parents group earlier this year. While the source wishes to remain anonymous, we have verified it as authentic. In the letter, Chambers describes the first and last time ex-gay guru Richard Cohen was invited to participate in […]
Dr. Warren Throckmorton is alleging that the ties between Richard Cohen’s organization, International Healing Foundation (IHF), and the Unification Church may be alive and well, despite Cohen’s statements to the contrary. A brief review [of the IHF website] finds professionals operating from within Latter Day Saint, Jewish, Christian and Unification Church traditions. The latter group, […]
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