Much of the political efforts taken up by ex-gay seminars has focused on activism to oppose any recognition of same-sex couples. According to Alan Chambers, leader of Exodus, this is to counter efforts by gays to be treated “equal, as people who are the same as heterosexuals”. However, much of the rest of the free […]
This weekend in a church near Palm Springs, speaker after speaker from Focus on the Family will tell ministers and family members that gay people can “come out of a homosexual lifestyle” and live celibate. Yes, they will trot out some married ex-gays to hint and suggest that gay people can miraculously become heterosexual but […]
There is an article in the Salt Lake Tribune about gay/straight married Mormons. These are relationships in which straight women knowingly marry gay men. While the article does not go far into the motivations of the women, it does discuss some of the reasons that these men decided to marry, a mixture of faith and […]
I challenged a blogger the other day on his consistent use of the most juvenile, sophomoric insults to express his belief that homosexuality is a sin. On this particular occasion he had referred to a gay marriage as “the union of two men unto eternal donut-punching”. When I asked why he always expressed himself this […]
Marriage equality has been legal now in the State of Massachusetts for over two years. In Vermont, civil unions have been open to gay couples for six years. Those who oppose legal recognition of same-sex couples often predict horrible consequences unless government bars these couples from equal treatment under law. It is reasonable to assume […]
Christian Right Wrong On Gay Marriage in Massachusetts:Mass Likely To Retain Lowest Divorce Rate Spot In 2005,States Hostile to Gay Marriage Lag by Bruce WIlson, Talk To Action Excerpt: “….Over two years have passed now since same sex marriage was legalized in Massachusetts, and data from all of 2004 and the first 11 months of […]
The Constitution of the United States of America, Amendment XIV, Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities […]
It’s supposed to air at 5 p.m. (ET) so this is short notice. He is there to discuss today’s US Senate vote on the “Marriage Protection Amendment” (it failed btw). If you catch it and find anything worth discussing, come back and let us know.
OOOPS… I didn’t see that Daniel had already posted about this before I posted. Sorry Daniel. But here’s my take on it: According to writer Michelle Goldberg, Alan Chambers and Randy Thomas of Exodus International were scheduled to be at President Bush’s anti-gay-families speech in favor of constitutional discrimination. I find this to be disturbing […]
From A Tenable Belief: In an April 29 column in The Washington Post, William Saletan “notes that 6,000-7,000 couples have taken up covenant marriage since 1997, and over 40,000 gay and lesbian couples have taken their commitments to the maximum level allowed, be it registering as domestic partners, civil unions, or marriage….” Fewer than one […]
- 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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