“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 [...]
Tagged: conversion therapy
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 [...]
It’s little wonder that with so few facts on their side, anti-gay activists are forced to make earth-shattering headlines out of unremarkable material. So it is that WorldNetDaily excitedly reveals that a gay activist has, supposedly, challenged pro-gay arguments: But now the homosexual activists have had a wrench thrown in their argument, with the admission [...]
Mike Davidson, leader of the Northern Ireland-based Core Issues, has again misrepresented the reasons why he was dismissed from the British Psychodrama Association. The ex-gay therapist, whose group effectively promotes the work of NARTH in the UK, has complained before that his membership was revoked without a hearing. In his latest missive, to the Organisation [...]
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. [...]
Ex-gay maverick Richard Cohen is a member of the Unification Church, according to the leader of the religious group better known as the Moonies. Church president Hyung Jin Moon made the claim at a Bay Area town hall meeting earlier this month: Richard Cohen is a member in our movement who has worked on this [...]
Watch the Channel 4 News report about Lesley Pilkington, the Christian therapist who lost her appeal against suspension from the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy for her appalling practice: Below, Channel 4′s Jon Snow interviews Mrs Pilkington: Rightly or wrongly, the appeal verdict said nothing about the validity of conversion therapy or reparative therapy, [...]
Leslie Pilkington, the Christian therapist suspended from practice after offering to help turn a gay client straight, has had her appeal rejected by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. The hearing that led to her suspension found her conduct “reckless,” “disrespectful,” “dogmatic” and “unprofessional,” and concluded that she let her “personal preconceived views about [...]
Before Core Issues hit the publicity jackpot with its controversial ex-gay advertising campaign, its director, Mike Davidson, was still licking his wounds from a disastrous radio appearance. Not long after the tense interview on BBC Radio Ulster in January 2012, Davidson, a trainee psychotherapist, had his membership of the British Psychodrama Association revoked. He’d appeared [...]
A feature-length film aims to tell the story of American teenagers sent to an evangelical Christian boarding school, Escuala Caribe, in the Dominican Republic. According to its website, the school is “therapeutic,” with a mission to help the parents of underachieving kids “train their child in the way he or she should go.” Several past students [...]
- 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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