A panel called “Being Gay in the Orthodox World: A Conversation with the YU Community” was held on Tuesday at Yeshiva University, a prominent Orthodox Jewish college in New York City. The event drew about 1,000 attendees. Although the head of YU spoke out against even the idea of such an event, many people attending […]
Since I am gay, Anglican and British, I am more than disturbed to hear a priest in my own church and my own country concede that “the Ugandans, who are currently considering draconian legislation regarding homosexuality, might actually have a point.” Writing on his blog today, the Reverend John Richardson points to the failure of […]
Building on David Robert’s post on the Richard Cohen portion of The Rachel Maddow Show, Randy Thomas, Vice President of Exodus International, had some things to say about the exchange. Randy Thomas: I am going to share a review of the actual interview and then move into how I believe she, and some other militant […]
A group of prominent Christian leaders from the US have put their names to a statement opposing the vicious Anti-Homosexuality Bill proposed in Uganda. In standing up unapologetically for the rights of gays and lesbians, they do what other Christian leaders, including Exodus, should have done long ago. Below is the full text, entitled U.S. […]
Randy Thomas, Vice President of Exodus International: Freedom of speech which expresses a difference of opinion on morality and spirituality is not a crime. The following is a case of one of the hackneyed headless monsters that the anti-gay industry loves to trot out, especially in regard to hate crime legislation that includes protections for […]
A formidable, moving and excellently reasoned argument for marriage equality by Senator Diane Savino of New York: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCFFxidhcy0[/youtube] Hat-tip: James McGrath of Exploring Our Matrix.
Today, on World Aids Day, the world unites to reflect on the scourge of Aids and HIV, to acknowledge those they affect and to promote awareness of the facts surrounding them. But as we remember those who have lost their lives, and celebrate those who courageously live with HIV and Aids, our attention can’t help […]
Held on the 20th of November every year, this day is set to commemorate transgenders who have been killed due to discrimination, prejudice and hatred towards the community. It is also to raise awareness and act against the violence, brutality and murder of gender variant or non-gender conforming individuals within the LGBT community worldwide. Every […]
A Member of Parliament in Uganda has tabled a bill for new laws that could see gays and gay-sympathizers in the East African country imprisoned for life and even executed. Bahati David’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009 received its first reading in Parliament yesterday. Although homosexuality is already illegal in Uganda, the new bill toughens existing laws […]
Randy Thomas over at the Exodus blog has called for prayers for those participating in the National Equality March. His goal is to “generate prayer” by spreading word through the blog. He is praying for the following things: For True Freedom: That God’s freedom and sovereign love will lead the participants to Him. I have […]
- 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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