This is well worth watching in it’s entirety. LGBT rights are of course human rights, as Secretary Clinton so eloquently illustrates to the United Nations in Geneva. There are times when we manage to get it right, and this looks like one of those times. This speech follows the release of a memorandum by President […]
Colorado GOP Senate candidate Ken Buck on “Meet the Press”: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyyCkBaCfis[/youtube] From the same interview: MR. GREGORY: … And Mr. Buck I want to start with you. The issue of gays in our country, in a debate last month you expressed your support for “don’t ask, don’t tell,” which we talked about with Mr. Gibbs, […]
Like many, I accepted the invitation to participate in a blogging experiment started by Wendy Gritter and New Direction, a ministry in Canada and a former member of the Exodus network. The idea, as I understand it, is to elevate the conversation concerning bridge-building between those who are accepting of GLBT people and those who […]
In case you are one of the people who didn’t email me for an explanation, XGW went off-line last Friday morning, May 15. While stories of “being hacked” would be more intriguing and perhaps increase polarization, that didn’t happen. The truth is actually boring — a total disruption of services at the data center we […]
This post deals more heavily with issues of the Christian faith than most. There is some “insider” language as a result. Most readers should be used to the fact that dealing with Exodus intensely means that one will be dealing with this topic, but for those who are new and may not share this faith, […]
Source: AP An anonymous official has told the Associated Press that the Obama administration will sign a U.N. declaration calling for the world-wide decriminalization of homosexuality. “The United States is an outspoken defender of human rights and critic of human rights abuses around the world,” said one official. “As such, we join with the other […]
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has posted an excellent, detailed report on the state of the ex-gay, or “sexual reorientation therapy” movement. It touches on most of the important issues of concern, and should be a catalyst for more debate. Let’s take the following as a foundation for our view of sexual reorientation therapy: […]
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 […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2kI6_BiPG8[/youtube] The person in this video goes by the nickname RevolutionaryHorizon on YouTube. I don’t think this is a joke – he seems to be serious about what he is saying. I’m posting this in an open forum because in just a few minutes, he touches on all kinds of issues we discuss here. A […]
We received this today from Alan Chambers, with a promise that it will be placed on their website by tomorrow. Exodus Position Statement on Bullying and Violence “Exodus International affirms that gay-identified individuals and those who struggle with same-sex attraction are persons for whom Jesus Christ died and loves equally. Therefore, we strongly oppose bullying, […]
- 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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