Exodus International has been getting a fair bit of media attention lately. As part of the major rebranding exercise we predicted in November last year, Exodus President Alan Chambers has gone far and wide with his message that the group, known as the foremost proponent of the idea that homosexuals can change, no longer puts […]
Ex-gay Andy Comiskey says that being gay is about self-absorption and lack of self-restraint — but gays can change. In an interview with reparative therapist Dr Joseph Nicolosi, of NARTH, Comiskey says he can’t help but see gay activists as conflicted. They are denying their God-given selves, he says, and efforts to promote same-sex marriage […]
He’s not joking, the book is You Don’t Have to be Gay by Jeff Konrad. If you want to get a copy, look no further than the Exodus bookstore — not that Exodus has anything to do with gays going straight or anything. I tend to agree with one commenter from the Amazon listing: He […]
Aaaaaaand it turns out to be more of the same. Literally. 2011 = Simplify, Amplify and Intensify — Letter from Alan Chambers for November 2011 Nov 17, 2010 First, we are reminded of the mission of Exodus: Mobilizing the body of Christ to minister grace and truth to a world impacted by homosexuality. Implication: Homosexuality […]
(Note: The relevant texts to this episode can be found here (adb/pdf)), and/or you can view the whole thing here.) With that, we begin. Dr. David Kyle Foster is the producer and co-host of a show called “Pure Passion.”: David founded Mastering Life Ministries in 1987 and has been its director ever since. He is […]
From The Guardian’s Comment is free this morning: Writing in the Times earlier this week, Patrick Muirhead describes “the day I decided to stop being gay“. Even allowing for its firmly tongue-in-cheek tone, the problem with his article is that he really seems to believe the half-truths he presents about homosexuality. He talks of his […]
Re: “New Jersey State Senator and NAACP’s Bond Support Genderless Marriage While Rejecting Ex-Gay Rights” [12-9-09] “…major scientific studies and mental health associations have stated homosexuality is not innate,” said Regina Griggs, director of Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays (PFOX). “No scientific evidence has found a ‘gay gene.’ No DNA or medical test […]
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 […]
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 […]
The ex-gay “Love Won Out” conference in Birmingham went underway Friday, the final one led by Focus on the Family before they relinquish control to Exodus International amid financial troubles. Truth Wins Out’s Wayne Besen organized a protest of the conference and spoke at the University of Alabama, Birmhingham on Thursday. This has prompted Exodus […]
- 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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- Paul Douglas says: Yep. All they need is one book, hodge-podge/ mish-mash of nonsense though...
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- Brian says: As to the "Transgender people are rejecting God’s will" point. How...
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