Restored Hope Network, which advocates costly gay-conversion therapies and ineffective pray-away-the-gay counseling, is taking its message that gay people are broken and damned to 20 cities in the first half of 2014.
Anne Paulk, executive director for the hardline ex-gay Restored Hope Network, has no formal academic certification in Christian scripture, history or doctrine; no professional expertise in mental health; no clear or singular attraction to women; and no documented personal experience with either same-sex activity or healthy same-sex romance. Lack of competence in these areas effectively […]
What’s happening this week among hardline ex-gay activists: Veteran ex-gay activist Anne Paulk and Alex McFarland, a guest writer for antigay evangelical James Dobson, equate their own antigay prejudice with”God’s ways” and “His standards and His plan for human relationships.” Opponents of bigotry are “spiritual traitors,” Paulk says. (See screen capture at right.) African-American ex-gay activist […]
VIDEO: Extreme Prophetic Ministries, a reactionary U.S. raise-the-dead ministry, rebukes a tornado and claims that they caused it to dissipate. In 2009, the ministry co-launched Uganda’s kill-the-gays legislation. Now, according to the SPLC, EPM supports imprisoning homosexuals in the Caribbean. A report by the Southern Poverty Law Center says that several U.S. organizations — including […]
Jamaica’s epidemic of antigay violence has worsened in the year since Exodus board member traveled to the island, affirmed harsh antigay laws, and criticized U.S. concern for human rights.
Scott Lively and Peter LaBarbera endorse Russia’s official antigay censorship and extrajudicial violence
Among the churches and synagogues that celebrated NYC Pride, a renewed call to action.
After Exodus International apologized last week for its past practice of blaming parents for homosexuality and ostracizing people who were no more sinful than they, the New York Times followed up with a report on Andy Comiskey, a co-founder of the hardline ex-gay Restored Hope Network. RHN continues to scapegoat parents and to accuse survivors […]
Charisma Magazine’s antigay tirades say more about a church obsessed with sex and hate, than they do about gay people. Charisma humiliates Christians. Why, then, does Charisma Magazine hate Christians?
ABC affiliate WFTS in Tampa, Fla., reports that a former Exodus affiliate, New Hearts Outreach, will continue performing discredited and counterproductive “conversion therapy” upon unsuspecting families. The most common form of conversion therapy, reparative therapy, teaches counselees that their parents are to blame for the counselee’s homosexuality. But neither the patient nor their parents are […]
- 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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- William Fisher says: I’d like to issue a reminder to those who can receive...
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