In 2007, the National Association for the Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) posted an article by Dean Byrd on their website. It seemed written to give the impression that noted geneticist Dr. Francis Collins agreed with both the idea that homosexuality did not have a genetic cause and that it could be changed or [...]
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The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) is once again attacking the veracity of noted geneticist Dr. Francis S. Collins. For a review of the history of this issue, please see the summary and links in our previous post. The original NARTH article that started this is “Homosexuality Is Not Hardwired,” Concludes [...]
As XGW reported last week, Bob Stith, the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) National Strategist for Gender Issues and Exodus speaker, apologized in an email to us for his use of erroneous quotes from noted geneticist Francis Collins. XGW has made correction of the misuse of Collins’ materials a priority since NARTH‘s Dean Byrd mangled words [...]
Last week, the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) National Strategist for Gender Issues and Exodus speaker, Bob Stith, weighed in on Ray Boltz’ announcement that he has been gay all his life and that God created him that way. Ray Boltz is a celebrated contemporary Christian musician and his announcement prompted many in the ex-gay and [...]
Working with the New Jersey Family Policy Counsel and speaking to the American Family Association’s (AFA) One News Now, ex-gay Greg Quinlan made statements on behalf of noted geneticist Francis S. Collins that were untrue — specifically that his work on the human genome project had led to the “fact” that homosexuality was 100% nurture, [...]
Greg Quinlan was once a prominent ex-gay activist. He founded the Pro-Family Network in Dayton, Ohio in 1998, and appeared in I Do Exist, the ex-gay video by Warren Throckmorton, in 2004. It appears he left Ohio in the last year or so and now works with the New Jersey Family Policy Counsel in an [...]
Speaking on Chris Fabry Live! last month, Exodus President Alan Chambers made this astonishing declaration: The truth is, when we look at the issue of homosexuality, the only thing that we do know at this point in time is that it is developmental. There has never been a study that’s been done that replicated, or [...]
Francis Collins is a respected geneticist most recognized for his leadership of the Human Genome Project. He has championed the free, open access of genomic information to the worldwide scientific community so that as many minds as possible can work on solving the connections between genes and disease. He envisions a world where disease can [...]
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