There can be no excuse for violence in response to the words of another — period. This part is simple and our message on this has been consistent over the years. There is no need for extended editorials or hand-wringing, it really is a simple as that. We stand with dozens of other LGBT groups […]
Tagged: Hate Crimes – Free Speech
British teenager Michael Causer died on August 2, 2008, aged 18, a week after being beaten and stabbed for being gay. Almost three years after this brutal, homophobic hate crime, Michael’s family, along with the LGBT community in Liverpool and across the UK, are asking why the story was largely ignored by the national media […]
A BC Conservative Party leadership candidate has said in a radio interview that gays should not have “special rights” because homosexuality is a choice. John Cummins, who recently stepped down as Conservative Member of Parliament for Delta-Richmond East to run as leader of the BCCP, told Victoria’s CFAX Radio that he’s “not a scientist, [but] some […]
According to a Parliament of Uganda order paper published today, a second reading of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009 is imminent. The legislation, dubbed the “Kill the Gays” bill, would effectively make homosexuality a capital offence. Related offenses of “promoting” homosexuality could carry the same punishment. While the order paper doesn’t make it certain the reading […]
Exodus International President Alan Chambers is upset at a TV commercial aimed at encouraging gay teen victims of homophobic bullying. The ex-gay leader told the Christian Post he found it “disappointing” that the commercial used the character of Woody, the cowboy from the Disney/Pixar movie Toy Story: Children all over the world, including my two […]
In an opinion piece for Christianity Today, Timothy Shah absolves American evangelicals from any responsibility for homophobia in Uganda and says the Anti-Homosexuality Bill is “a single legislative stunt by a single low-level politician.” Shah responds to the claim that a 2009 conference stirred up anti-gay sentiments . The agenda of its American organizers, Shah says, […]
Joel Burns shares his moving personal story of surviving anti-gay bullying with his fellow Fort Worth City, TX, council members: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ax96cghOnY4[/youtube] Hat tip: Towleroad
Several anti-gay and ex-gay Christian and political groups want to prevent schools from addressing homophobic bullying by name. Day of Truth, sponsored by Exodus International, exists in deliberate opposition to Day of Silence, a day established to address the problem of anti-gay bullying and harassment in schools. And yet the last few weeks have seen […]
This is a clear, concise and accurate analysis of the Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009, with its implications laid out simply and horrifyingly. The narrator of this video demonstrates faultlessly that the bill in its current form would mean death not only for gays, but for anyone who supports them. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fuEsRJp2nU[/youtube] For more clear analysis, see […]
Leading evangelical magazine Christianity Today has weighed in on Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009. In an editorial appearing today without attribution, CT urges American Christians to “listen, then speak.” Faced with the possibility that thousands of Ugandans will be put to death, the writer has the audacity to say approvingly that “for American Christian leaders, both […]
- 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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