Whereas thousands of people are born every year with the genes or organs of both sexes, Southern Baptists declare that all Christians should lie and claim these people don’t exist — and then deny them their human and constitutional rights — because butchered Bible verses told them so.
A Christian Right site maintains “reason and civility” in marriage “discussion” by disallowing and mischaracterizing all views except its own.
“Ex-gay” Dennis Jernigan again joins antigay activists who seek to imprison LGBT Americans.
Restored Hope Network exploits violence against women to steer women back into the closet.
A Southern Baptist Convention resolution misdefines “transgender,” prays for increased discrimination, misquotes the Bible, and opposes religious liberty except for Southern Baptists.
John Paulk: “I felt like a liar and a hypocrite. Having to go out and give hope to these people. I was in despair knowing that what I was telling them was not entirely honest. I couldn’t do it anymore.”
Restored Hope Network, which advocates costly gay-conversion therapies and ineffective pray-away-the-gay counseling, is taking its message that gay people are broken and damned to 20 cities in the first half of 2014.
Anne Paulk, executive director for the hardline ex-gay Restored Hope Network, has no formal academic certification in Christian scripture, history or doctrine; no professional expertise in mental health; no clear or singular attraction to women; and no documented personal experience with either same-sex activity or healthy same-sex romance. Lack of competence in these areas effectively […]
What’s happening this week among hardline ex-gay activists: Veteran ex-gay activist Anne Paulk and Alex McFarland, a guest writer for antigay evangelical James Dobson, equate their own antigay prejudice with”God’s ways” and “His standards and His plan for human relationships.” Opponents of bigotry are “spiritual traitors,” Paulk says. (See screen capture at right.) African-American ex-gay activist […]
VIDEO: Extreme Prophetic Ministries, a reactionary U.S. raise-the-dead ministry, rebukes a tornado and claims that they caused it to dissipate. In 2009, the ministry co-launched Uganda’s kill-the-gays legislation. Now, according to the SPLC, EPM supports imprisoning homosexuals in the Caribbean. A report by the Southern Poverty Law Center says that several U.S. organizations — including […]
- 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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