Joe Dallas, former leader of Exodus International and self-professed “ex-gay,” was on the Janet Mefferd Show to express his disapproval of Christians who support equality and of Christian members of the Queer community. Dallas, long an opponent of so-called “gay theology” (that is, Biblical exegesis that is affirming of the benign reality of homosexuality in […]
Tagged: Exgay Activists
A gay New York Times journalist recently caught up with a former friend and colleague, Michael Glatze, the conservative Christian activist who, in 2007, renounced his homosexuality and claimed to have become straight. Benoit Denizet-Lewis wrote about the reunion, with background on Glatze, in the NYT story “Going Straight.” Following his ex-gay conversion, Glatze, a one-time […]
Exodus’ Freedom Conference began yesterday and goes until the 11th of June. Touted with the motto “The Reality of Grace,” attendees come to hear “a message of Biblical truth and Christ-like compassion to a world impacted by homosexuality.” Watchdog group Truth Wins Out is holding a counter-conference through June 10th. [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/24636642[/vimeo] Exodus couches their rhetoric […]
Ex-Gay activist Christopher Yuan will speak to an audience of Yale students at the Af-Am House this Friday at 7:00, at the invitation of campus Christian organizations. Yuan’s claim to fame is his “deliverance” from some rather bad habits which, as is a common practice among ex-gays, he associates with being gay. He attributes his […]
He’s not joking, the book is You Don’t Have to be Gay by Jeff Konrad. If you want to get a copy, look no further than the Exodus bookstore — not that Exodus has anything to do with gays going straight or anything. I tend to agree with one commenter from the Amazon listing: He […]
Aaaaaaand it turns out to be more of the same. Literally. 2011 = Simplify, Amplify and Intensify — Letter from Alan Chambers for November 2011 Nov 17, 2010 First, we are reminded of the mission of Exodus: Mobilizing the body of Christ to minister grace and truth to a world impacted by homosexuality. Implication: Homosexuality […]
Direct link here. (JiM is second segment, about 6:30 in) Patterned after the equally bizarre Mankind Project, Journey into Manhood is nothing new to those who keep up with pseudo-therapies which make wildly unscientific claims of success in changing people from gay to straight. JiM’s founder, Richard Wyler, doesn’t even try to claim a professional […]
Scott Lively, the anti-gay activist whose conference appearance precipitated Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009, is fighting back against the media’s “character assassination” of him. In an email sent to supporters this week, Lively wrote: Friends, I’m looking for a good Christian media source to interview me on film on the Uganda issue for posting online. I […]
Exodus International President Alan Chambers jubilantly noted on Facebook this morning that a lesbian couple of 22 years had finally broken up in response to prayers: Heard from a couple this morning who have been praying for their daughter and her partner to come to Christ for 22 years. Both accepted Jesus, broke off their […]
Dr George Rekers has resigned from the board of the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), following allegations that he received nude, erotic massages from a male prostitute. Rekers, who has been an anti-gay activist for decades, took a 10-day European vacation with Jo-Vanni Roman (at first identified only as “Lucien”), a […]
- 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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