ex-gay movement

David Matheson, who is a Mormon, didn't denounce his previous work in the "ex-gay" movement, however.
PFOX did not make a spokesperson available to comment for this story. Roux thinks that PFOX, which has since taken down the
At the time this story was published, an online petition calling for the cancellation of "My Husband's Not Gay" had drawn
I spent nearly 20 years disgusted with pesky, relentless, unwanted attractions to other men. I turned to church and Jesus to make me "normal" in hopes that I would like women more. It took me years to recognize just how much harm I done in suppressing and demonizing my desires for other men.
"There was a psychological 'breaking-me-down' and isolation process from my friends and family because they were considered unhealthy. They did this to achieve complete domination over me to build me up and mold me from there."
The billboard is reportedly set to run through Jan. 4. "It just seems like there no place in today's world for an organization
In a 2011 appearance on Chris Matthews' "Hardball" program, Smid expressed sentiments about sexual orientation that, by all
I've seen the video of the gay man being "delivered" in church. Some find it funny. I think it's sad. And I don't blame him, because it's not his fault. It's the delusion, deception and power of the church (man). Many gay men have tried to pray the gay away, just not publicly.
Having same-sex marriage legalized one year prior gave us hope that our bill would be heard and eventually passed; if our legislators approved marriage equality, surely they would advocate for the restriction of a practice that treats homosexuality as a curable disorder.
2014-10-02-20141001ScottBlairsmall.jpgYou would think that after getting a phone call from Harvard Law's LGBT group encouraging their son to attend the prestigious university, Scott Blair's parents would be proud. Instead, they were devastated and joined an ex-gay counseling group and tried to make their son straight.
New Jersey is the only other state with a ban in place on gay conversion therapy. Other states have introduced bills banning
Meeting Justin Utley is like catching up with one of your closest friends, as his calm-but-confident energy puts you instantly at ease. I met him in Dublin, a day after his flight from New York to start off his Irish and UK tour. His musical beginnings are not like most other touring Americans who travel abroad.
The site also notes that Mingo became a born-again Christian when he was 17, but nonetheless was "secretly involved ... in
Then almost nobody showed up for "ex-gay lobby day" in Washington, when an anticipated thousands of participants were expected
"Not only does conversion therapy not work, but it can result in suicidal thoughts, actual suicide, guilt, depression and
The assassination of DADT created an even larger, more critical issue for the military who right now is a general with no
After the poor ex-gays were mind-numbingly humiliated beyond all possible belief in a very public epic fail with their "Ex-Gay Lobby Day," my sons and I decided to sit down and write them a letter with some helpful suggestions.
Regarding his own life, and his sexual orientation, Chambers rejected what he called “labels.” The president of the now-defunct
The ushering in of "Ex-Gay Pride Month" will not be happening at the end of the month. Founders cite "harassment" and "security
Exodus International and similar organizations may not be performing frontal lobotomies to try to alter one's sexual orientation, but the psychological damage that has been inflicted on countless people is indisputable.