The early word is that DOMA is struck down! Discuss as the news progresses. Update: Sounds like they may dodge the Prop 8 decision on jurisdictional grounds, which we assume would mean the lower court decision stands, and Prop 8 is invalidated. Wait and see.
Live streaming of the first night of the Exodus 2013 International Freedom Conference is free of charge. Just use the code “TrueStory” at the checkout. Considering all that is going on with Exodus, this could be interesting. You can register now, but it doesn’t start until 7:35 pmPDT (10:35 pm EDT). Bring your opinions back […]
I am sorry for the pain and hurt that many of you have experienced. I am sorry some of you spent years working through the shame and guilt when your attractions didn’t change. I am sorry we promoted sexual orientation change efforts and reparative theories about sexual orientation that stigmatized parents.
In what appears to be a preemptive move, Alan Chambers has posted what he says is an expanded version of the apology he will give tomorrow night on Our America with Lisa Ling. This apology is deeper than any offered so far, and seems to indicate a man whose views are in flux, with comments […]
The organization needs to be shut down — shut down. Don’t tweak it, don’t try to improve it, shut it down. — Michael Bussee On June 20th, the OWN network will air the third and probably last of their reports on the idea of “curing gays” and how that has affected many lives. This time […]
Someone who has for example become radicalised to a cult ideology – we might stop seeing that as a personal choice that they have chosen as a result of pure free will and may start treating it as some kind of mental disturbance. This is a view that has come up more than a few […]
Jeremy Hooper is reporting at Good As You that the Boy Scouts of America have voted by a large margin to lift their ban on accepting gay scouts. The ban remains on gay adults, scoutmasters, etc. Welcome (partially) to the right side of history, BSA.
According to the Washington Blade, “Dr. Saul Levin, who last year became the first openly gay head of the D.C. Department of Health, was named on May 15 as the new chief executive officer and medical director of the American Psychiatric Association.” Forty years from mental illness to head of the group. This should bring […]
From director Roger Ross Williams, comes a movie about the devastating effect of the descent of Evangelicals from the West on Uganda. XGW readers will be well familiar with the “Kill the Gays Bill” which came out of interventions in 2009 by a number of US evangelists, including The Pink Swastika author Scott Lively. We […]
Over the next week, XGW will be changing a bit so don’t be surprised if something looks amiss. After we are done there will be a chance to submit feedback if things aren’t working. After that, you should notice a lot more activity again. Thanks!
- 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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