gay reparative therapy

Civil rights groups argue that the business' claims have no basis in reality.
Mothers who joined the organization speak out at the end of the video to encourage the viewers not to hide any longer. “Don’t
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.
When Ryan Kendall, a young gay man living in Denver, heard the news back in 2008 that the Califor­nia Supreme Court had ruled in fa­vor of the freedom to marry, he reached out to us, and we soon learned that, as a 14-year-old boy, he had survived brutal so-called "conversion" therapy to change his sexual orientation.
As attorney general, Abbott has defended Texas' ban on same-sex marriages, but last week he avoided the question of whether
The effort to ban a controversial therapy that purports to make gay people straight is gaining momentum in Pennsylvania, say
"This was not an easy bill to get through," he noted. Lieu said he was hopeful that other Republican lawmakers, as well as
The idea of a therapist "curing" patients of same-sex attractions through talk therapy goes back to a time when homosexuality
Exodus International leader Alan Chambers apologized recently for the harm done to LGBT people by the so-called "ex-gay" movement. In that moment, the face that came to mind for me was the bruised, burned and emaciated face of 15-year-old Raymond Buys.
After almost 40 years, Exodus International, the oldest Christian services group of its kind and a market leader in reparative/ex-gay/sexual orientation change therapy, is closing its doors. A good start. And not nearly enough.
He said Exodus members are “ready to sit and have conversations with people for the common good and not for shooting people
Tomicki, who also serves as the executive director of the League of American Families, a group that advocates for conservative
Though the three men were not confirmed to have been gay, they were perceived to have "feminine traits." As Nathan points
“For the better part of 10 years, I was an advocate and spokesman for what’s known as the 'ex-gay movement,' where we declared
He then added, "It looks like some of those folks would be nervous that they couldn’t say, ‘Oh no, no you are homosexual
No child should have to experience sexual abuse, ever. But no adult mental health professional should make outlandish statements that just aren't true, and not even logical.
The practice is currently under the spotlight in California, as well, where legislation was recently signed banning licensed
My first week back at boarding school for my sophomore year, my father and stepmother came to pick me up to send me to rehab for being gay. I was admitted into a drug and behavioral facility for kids with eating disorders, drug problems and suicidal tendencies. I didn't belong there.
Though it isn't clear exactly how EAP works to rid a gay person of their "affliction," Gay Star News notes that it can supposedly