Johannah, frequently pen-named “Ephilei,” is a genderqueer and self-labeled liberal-orthodox Christian who recently started TransChristians.org and faithful reader of XGW. The public intersection of Christianity and transgenderism is quite small, so I’ve kept tabs easily and I have to scrounge for every morsel. So I was anxious to see Glenn Stanton of Focus on the […]
Ted Haggard appears with his wife on Oprah today. This show was scheduled with others to promote his upcoming HBO special, The Trials of Ted Haggard and taped prior to the latest revelations about his relationship with young church volunteer Grant Haas. The HBO special was also taped before these latest allegations though they are […]
Last month, the Associated Press reported that a church which Vice Presidential hopeful Gov. Sarah Palin currently attends was promoting the recent Love Won Out conference in Anchorage, Alaska. Truth Wins Out called on her to speak out about this, but she never did. TWO’s Wayne Besen was present along with many supportive organizations and […]
Gay actor John Barrowman met with an ex-gay during the filming of a BBC documentary about the origins of homosexuality. The British-American entertainer, best-known to international audiences as Captain Jack Harkness in the the sci-fi serial Doctor Who (and its spin-off, Torchwood), met with Ron Woolsey, aka Victor J Adamson, a Seventh Day Adventist pastor […]
ABC’s 20/20 will be showing an updated version of an old theme; gaging how people view public displays of affection. This time the couples are gay and the reactions range from reasonable to overbearing. The setting is NJ for lesbian wives and Alabama for a gay couple. Guess where the 911 call happens. Tonight at […]
[youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=SnTwrnKb61Q[/youtube] There is nothing we could add to this except the hope that members of both parties would have such courage. Full Story in LA Times
Update: Full transcript added. Peterson Toscano and Good As You set the scene: The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet hosted an ex-gay leader, a former ex-gay, and two therapists — one gay-affirming, the other pro-exgay — during a segment this morning. Here’s the first half of the segment: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_-V3V1WMok[/youtube] Thanks to XGW commenter Emproph, […]
Christine Bakke, co-founder of Beyond Exgay and recently featured in Glamour Magazine, is scheduled to appear live on ABC-TV’s Good Morning America. Good Morning America airs from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. EDT. Hat tip: Peterson Toscano Update: For those who missed it, you can view the segment here. (Thanks Steve)
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DOCeenjAio[/youtube] For those who didn’t get to see the CNN special last week, here is what can only be described as a minor temper tantrum from the longtime head of the National Association for the Research and Therapy of Homosexuals (NARTH). Dr. Joseph Nicolosi, who has often described gay people as fundamentally narcissistic, appears to […]
Former ex-gay Shawn O’Donnell will be featured this week on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 as part of a two-part special titled, “What Is A Christian?” Tune to CNN for the specials on April 4 and 5 at 10 p.m. EDT. O’Donnell is scheduled to appear on the April 5 program.
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- Exodus International Lays off Staff, Cuts Benefits August 23, 2010
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