Ex-Gay Therapy

Anti-LGBT right continues its narrative of homophobia in the name of God.
It was a disheartening shock to my soul when an institutional policy revision was made to the handbook in regards to gay members of the Church and their families.
FosterClub is an advocacy organization aimed at keeping young people in foster care "connected, educated, inspired and represented
The most psychologically healthy outcomes were experienced by those who could openly balance their faith with their sexuality
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."
Model Kyle Roux, who hails from South Africa, says he was shocked that his image was used in the Virginia-based ad, especially
NBC12 - Richmond, VA News A representative for PFOX was not immediately available for comment. LGBTQ Nation spoke with a
He goes on to note, "I would not date a man! I would not carry a purse! I would not put on make-up!" We do not in any way
Glenn agreed, noting, "This is child abuse. [Parents] should not have the ability to do that to their children, so obviously
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.
Moore joins a chorus of psychologists and religious leaders who have departed from the once-popular therapy. Moore gave similar
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.
'Ex-Gay' therapy is perhaps one of the biggest threats to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in America
In 1973, the American Psychiatric Association declassified homosexuality as a mental disorder, but various conservative and
“After growing older and witnessing so many who are still harmed by the church and by efforts to correct homosexuality through
I know that I am inviting controversy by claiming that some straight men seek sex with men, especially because I have found that "father hunger" can be a contributing factor. However, there is a world of difference between what I am claiming and what the reparative therapists claim.
How exactly is a homophobe supposed to carry out the job of director of player development? How is a gay player on the Giants supposed to react to this if he is thinking about coming out or is experiencing anti-gay harassment on the team?
Though the prospect of salvation seemed to brim with promise at the time, I was completely unaware of how much psychological damage the "treatment" would inflict upon me. I was blinded by insecurity, inexperience, and the fact that I'd finally met others who genuinely seemed to understand my feelings of isolation.