The organization needs to be shut down — shut down. Don’t tweak it, don’t try to improve it, shut it down. – Michael Bussee On June 20th, the OWN network will air the third and probably last of their reports on the idea of “curing gays” and how that has affected many lives. This time [...]
Someone who has for example become radicalised to a cult ideology – we might stop seeing that as a personal choice that they have chosen as a result of pure free will and may start treating it as some kind of mental disturbance. This is a view that has come up more than a few [...]
Jeremy Hooper is reporting at Good As You that the Boy Scouts of America have voted by a large margin to lift their ban on accepting gay scouts. The ban remains on gay adults, scoutmasters, etc. Welcome (partially) to the right side of history, BSA.
According to the Washington Blade, “Dr. Saul Levin, who last year became the first openly gay head of the D.C. Department of Health, was named on May 15 as the new chief executive officer and medical director of the American Psychiatric Association.” Forty years from mental illness to head of the group. This should bring [...]
From director Roger Ross Williams, comes a movie about the devastating effect of the descent of Evangelicals from the West on Uganda. XGW readers will be well familiar with the “Kill the Gays Bill” which came out of interventions in 2009 by a number of US evangelists, including The Pink Swastika author Scott Lively. We [...]
Over the next week, XGW will be changing a bit so don’t be surprised if something looks amiss. After we are done there will be a chance to submit feedback if things aren’t working. After that, you should notice a lot more activity again. Thanks!
According to KSDK in Minnesota, Pastor Ryan Jay Muehlhauser of the Lakeside Christian Church in Cambridge has been arrested and charged with eight felony counts of criminal sexual conduct on two men. The assaults allegedly occurred over a period of two years. The victims reported that they met Muehlhauser two years ago at an event [...]
According to the Associated Press, Maine’s Question 1, which allows for same-sex marriage in the state, has won approval with a comfortable margin.
Democrats retain the Senate, Tammy Baldwin (out lesbian) won in Wisconsin and a lot more. I’m sure other more political oriented blogs will bloviate, but this is one citizen who is happy.
There had been some speculation about how Joe Dallas could be part of both Exodus International and the splinter group Restored Hope Network (RHN) — the two claim antithetical goals. When we asked Robert Gagnon about the prospect of dual membership, he replied, “[w]e are still in the process of working through this.” For their [...]
- 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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- Cecilfirefox says: Nailed it, David.
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