Before a TV exposé of people abused by ex-gay ministries can air, Restored Hope Network pre-emptively sins against those survivors.
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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 […]
The founder of a Brazilian group that claims to heal homosexuals has come out against them in an interview with the “Flying Teapot Project” blog. The English and philosophy teacher, also a theologian, Sergio Viula, 42, born and resident in Rio de Janeiro, was one of the founders of the Movement for the Healthy Sexuality […]
The website Beyond Ex-Gay has launched a survey to counter the false promises and damaging claims of the ex-gay movement: We’ve all heard the declarations that “thousands and thousands of people have been healed of their homosexuality.” Where do those numbers come from? At Beyond Ex-Gay (bXg) we know firsthand that the thousands who have attended […]
Exodus International’s Julie Neils, in 2010: As for those mysterious gay-to-straight “boot camps,” they don’t exist. Ex-gay survivor Kyle Luebke, in 2011: Realizing that [being gay] was not just a “phase” that I was going through, [my parents] decided that more drastic action needed to be taken. They proceeded to contact Mr. Phillips, and took his […]
When an ex-gay survivor shares an account of how they tried to change or suppress their orientation or gender non-conforming behavior, some gays and lesbians respond–That’s CRAZY! Why would you ever do something that STUPID! Indeed, it may seem illogical that intelligent queer folk living in modern times get duped by promises of heterosexuality or […]
Exodus International has a story it would really like you to believe. It wants you to think that Exodus is a simple ministry of encouragement to Christians who have same-sex attractions but don’t want to act on it. Exodus, so the story goes, doesn’t harm gays or stick its nose into anyone else’s business; it’s […]