A gay man from Sydney, Australia, says six months of Christian programs to heal his homosexuality only confirmed his sexuality rather than curing it. According to an article in Sunday’s Sydney Morning Herald, “Shaun,” now 35, attended two three-month programs with Liberty Christian Ministries, in the Sydney suburb of East Balmain. He said he tried the [...]
-A Catholic Priest accidentally includes gay pornography in a PowerPoint presentation. -A conservative Christian mother is forced to rethink what she thought she knew. -The Miss Universe Organization agrees to allow a transgender woman join the competition in Canada. -Anti-gay activism increases in Liberia. -A federal appeals court hears a challenge to the constitutionality of [...]
The National Association for the Research and Therapy of Homosexuality has announced the death of its former president, Dr A Dean Byrd. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Byrd was the foremost proponent of reparative therapy among Mormons, and as a leading member of NARTH he was, according to [...]
-More than 200 gay couples exchange wedding vows at a rally in Cleveland. -The Department of Homeland Security announces that it will allow same-sex families to enter the US together. -India’s Supreme Court reserves its verdict on the decriminalization of homosexuality. -The National Organization for Marriage’s secret strategy documents are brought to light. -Chilean President [...]
-Former president Jimmy Carter voices his support for marriage equality. -Jon Rowe considers another parallel between race and sexual orientation. -Actor Kirk Cameron defends himself following the backlash from his recent anti-gay comments. -The National Organization for Marriage declares itself in favor of civil unions in New Hampshire. -The New Hampshire House rejects an effort [...]
-Rosie O’Donnell interviews Randy Roberts Potts and Nate Phelps. -Openly gay Idaho state senator Nicole LeFavour announces her candidacy for Congress. -Jim Burroway clarifies for the uncertain how Kirk Cameron’s anti-gay comments were offensive. -Denmark’s Prime Minister promises a marriage equality law by summer. -Former Vice President Walter Mondale joins the fight against Minnesota’s marriage [...]
The National Association for the Research and Therapy of Homosexuality is now the “main source of anti-gay ‘junk science,’” according to a new report by the Southern Poverty Law Center. “But even as NARTH is held up as an authority on the science of homosexuality by both fringe groups and politically potent national organizations like [...]
-Gay Republican Ken Mehlman apologizes for his role in past anti-gay political campaigns. -Rick Santorum pledges to nullify all same-sex marriage licenses if elected. -A gay Chilean man is savagely beaten by neo-Nazis. -A wave of anti-gay violence sweeps through Iraq. -Actor Hong Seok-Cheon talks about life as an openly gay man in Korea. -Actor [...]
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 [...]
-Radio personality Fez Whatley comes out of the closet. -A Catholic priest treats a lesbian spitefully while officiating at her mother’s funeral. -A majority of Iowans oppose repealing marriage equality, according to a new poll. -NOM is foiled in its last attempt to keep its donor list secret. -A student and faculty group demands 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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