…is what anti-gay / ex-gay activists Michael Brown (left) and Arthur Goldberg (right) would have you believe. Anti-gay activist and “ex-gay” advocate, Michael Brown, had a little chat with, Arthur Goldberg — of the “ex-gay” conversion therapy group JONAH — “Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing” — on Brown’s radio show, “Line of Fire.” Goldberg asserted that the [...]
“As a former homosexual, I understand the gays’ dread and absolute fear of heterosexuality. It goes beyond trying to normalize sodomy by calling it “marriage.”” — PFOX stands for Parents and Friends of Ex-gays, a counter movement to the pro-LGBT support group, PFLAG, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. – On the PFOX blog, they’ve [...]
And then goes on to bash gay activists as scheming thugs. – Anti-gay/exgay therapist, Christopher Doyle of The International Healing Foundation, recently penned an op-ed in the Christian post. These feelings [same-sex attractions (SSA)] are the result of many factors, mostly environmental and familial, mixed-in with one genetic factor, a sensitive temperament. [emphasis added] Anti-gay/ex-gay activists often claim [...]
Question of the Week — Gay Marriage? Full transcript below, commentary after the fold. [vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/59911448[/vimeo] Transcript: Alan Chambers, President of Exodus International: Each week we get a number of important questions that come into our office. This week, the important question we decided to answer is, does Exodus International have a policy on gay marriage? [...]
The “ex-gay” meme alive and infectious in Australia. But we begin with the latest on the subject matter in California. LA Times: Brown appeals injunction against gay-conversion law January 2, 2013 | 3:06pm Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appealed a court injunction that has blocked enforcement of a new law that prohibits providing gay minors [...]
Peace on Earth — the entirety of the liberal agenda. It may not be the most practical goal, but it’s one worth dying for. [youtube]http://youtu.be/OC2waxMJ_5Y[/youtube]
On the heels of Dave Rattigan’s recent post about the BBC’s “Gay to Straight” documentary, Brian Tashman of Right Wing Watch finds conversion therapist Floyd Godfrey on the Linda Harvey show with an interesting take on the nature of homosexuality. You may want to read that post first to prepare you for Godfrey’s inanity in this one. [...]
This post brought to you by Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX). Families Ask Obama Administration to Take Down Government Links to Anti-Ex-Gay Websites – Government gives $100,000 to gay group for schoolchildren to become “youth activists” Those statements are basically the same complaint; That LGBTQ anti-bullying/suicide prevention resources are attacks on the so called ex-gay/formerly-homosexual community — Seriously. That [...]
“I spent a month protesting 20/20-vision-normativity by not wearing my glasses. After a couple car accidents, my wife made me put them on again…” — Stop Being So Heteronormative! by Jeff Johnston Johnston: I was testifying against the redefinition of marriage before a committee at the Maryland State legislature, about 12 years ago. A Unitarian [...]
Peter LaBarbera was on the Janet Mefferd radio show , when Mefferd asked LaBarbera what he knows about NBC’s The New Normal: LaBarbera: … you can see the incredible propaganda that we’re going to be subjected to in this movie (sic). What’s most shocking about it is it’s just so out in the open now that [...]
- 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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- Emily K says: Yeah, I thought evangelical Christianity specifically (and Protestantism in general) was...
- Patrick Fitzgerald says: Ben: So they’re admitting there IS harm, but its just exaggerated.
- Anthony Venn-Brown (@gayambassador) says: Love your work Mike....good article. strange word “Antinomianism” antinomian "one who...
- Ben in Oakland says: So they're admitting there IS harm, but its just exaggerated. Hmmmmmm.
- Mike Airhart says: It's interesting that Brown and Goldberg won't interview either the survivors...