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 […]
Queerty, the six-year-old gay interest blog that unexpectedly shut down last month, is back online with a new team. GayCities has acquired the blog and is returning with some of the same team and a crop of new writers. GC’s Chris Bull, whose editorial experience began at The Advocate, says the site will retain its […]
Exodus International President Alan Chambers will be appearing on Dr Drew tonight (Friday, April 15). The show airs at 9.00pm ET and PT on CNN’s HLN Network. According to Exodus, Alan will share “his personal story as well as sharing the message and mission of Exodus International.” I’ll be watching in the hope of finding […]
Alan Simpson, the former Republican senator for Wyoming, told Hardball‘s Chris Matthews how it is on homophobia in the GOP: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gSxCYlvbKs[/youtube] Tip of the hat to Towleroad.
Christopher Jay Hall, a guest blogger at “Raging Pride,” attended Exodus’ Love Won Out conference in Pheonix, Arizona on February 19th and was horrified by the kind of information being given as “fact:” Speakers were determined to address a transgender person by “the way God intended them to be” and not how they identified personally. […]
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 […]
As the UK goes to the polls, questions remain over a prospective MP who allegedly believes that gays and lesbians are demon-possessed, and can be set free through prayer. An article in Sunday’s Observer (London) accused Philippa Stroud, who is standing for the Conservative Party in today’s election, of founding a church that cures homosexuality […]
It took about six months to provoke Exodus International into responding to allegations that its organization’s words and actions had been fueling homophobia in Uganda. After witnessing Exodus’s inexcusable inaction on the anti-gay bill that would effectively see all Uganda’s “practicing” homosexuals and their supporters executed, Ex-Gay Watch (justifiably) wondered what exactly it would take […]
A Boston radio show offering advice to young people has disassociated itself from Exodus International after complaints that it was promoting the ex-gay message. Twenty-two-year-old activist Greg Kimball posed as a 16-year-old to phone HopeLine, a youth advice line run by Dawson McAllister Live, a Christian show broadcast weekly on 160 radio stations across the […]
PFOX’s attempt to make the Walt Disney Company include ex-gays in its anti-discrimination policy is not about sexual orientation – it is about ideology. If it were about sexual orientation, PFOX would have to concede that ex-gays are already protected. Are ex-gays same-sex attracted? Then they are homosexual, and are therefore protected. Have they overcome […]
- 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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