Tag Archives: ex-gay

NEVADA: Straight Ally Kathy Baldock Ejected From “Ex-Gay” Meeting

Straight ally Kathy Baldock, who describes herself as an evangelical Christian, is one of our best advocates in the battle against “ex-gay” crackpottery.  This week she blogged about being thrown out of an “ex-gay” meeting in Nevada after simply trying to ask a question. Go read her accounting of the meeting and what happened when she rose to speak.  

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Illinois Senate Quote Of The Day

“To redefine marriage is discriminatory towards those who hold the sincerely held religious belief that it is a sacred institution between a man & a woman.” – Illinois GOP state Sen. Kyle McCarter, posting on his Facebook page after his long, rambling denouncement of same-sex marriage on the chamber floor. McCarter’s Wikipedia entry notes that he and his wife are ...

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HomoQuotable – Christopher Doyle

“The mission of SPLC’s hate campaign is three-fold: 1) Character Assassination: spreading false and misleading information on their website and via the media about therapists who offer professional services to individuals with unwanted SSA; 2) Fabricate evidence and embellish the facts about the so-called ‘dangers’ of sexual orientation change effort (SOCE) therapy; and 3) Recruit vulnerable and disgruntled clients to ...

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Matt Moore: Don’t Call Me “Ex-Gay”

Grindr’s most famous (former!) customer wants you to know that he’s “just as attracted to men” as he was three years ago when he became a Christian and therefore he rejects the classification “ex-gay.”   One wonders how he made this clip without a computer.

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Matt Moore: I Sold My Computer So That I’m Not Tempted By Hot Hot Men

“I have sold my computer and have had someone put a lock on my phone where I cannot download apps or access the Internet through a non-filtered browser. Ultimately, this isn’t the solution. My heart being captured by the grace of God and brought into humble obedience is the solution. But not taking precautions is dumb, so these are the ...

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HomoQuotable – Matt Moore

“Despite my recent hypocritical behavior and disobedience to Christ, I stand firmly in saying that the Word of God, in totality, is true in every matter it addresses: including the sin of homosexual behavior. In all of this, the Word of Christ should not be questioned. It is not at fault, I am. Jesus is a good and loving Savior. ...

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“Ex-Gay” Spotted On Grindr? [UPDATED]

“Ex-gay” advocate Matt Moore, who blogs against evil homosexuality for the Christian Post, recently moved to New Orleans.  Purely by coincidence, his photo has popped up on Grindr there.  Zinnia Jones rolls her eyes: Not only has the Grindr profile used Moore’s name, but also his age (he was born in 1989) and even the fact that he recently moved ...

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“Ex-Gays” File DOMA Brief

Parents & Friends Of Ex-Gays (PFOX) have filed a Supreme Court brief against the overturn of DOMA. The group is headed by lifelong homosexual Greg Quinlan, who also chairs the anti-gay New Jersey Family Policy Council. In the brief PFOX cites the 2009 DC Superior Court ruling that “ex-gays” are to be afforded anti- discrimination protection as a distinct sexual ...

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ILLINOIS: “Ex-Gay” Crackpot Tells Hate Group That Most Gays Are Drug Addicts

The Illinois Family Institute, an SPLC-certified hate group and the former home of Peter LaBarbera, hosted 100 local pastors last week for a stop-the-gays brainstorming session. Among the speakers was “ex-gay” nutter Linda Jernigan, who told the audience that most gays are alcoholics and drug addicts. Because otherwise how could we stomach all that repulsive gay sex?

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HomoQuotable – Greg Quinlan

“As a former homosexual who was sexually molested as a child, I urge the Boy Scouts of America to reinforce their policy prohibiting homosexuals as Scout leaders entrusted with the care of impressionable young boys and teens. My own sexual molestation as a youth was a contributing factor to my homosexual behavior as I got older. I left homosexuality only ...

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HomoQuotable – Robert Oscar Lopez

“Market demand is a powerful thing, and it is growing because of the increase in LGBT couples as well as the cultural messages convincing young gays that they will be given children or else society is oppressing them. Here in Los Angeles, I’ve seen the eerie proliferation of designer babies in gayborhoods, and the increasingly anesthetized reaction of gay couples’ ...

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Obama’s Inauguration Preacher Has History Of Nasty Anti-Gay Comments

Today we reveled in the news that President Obama’s second inauguration team has selected an openly gay poet to read at the event. That good news was almost immediately overwhelmed by a swarm of controversy that has erupted around Pastor Louis Giglio, who will deliver the event’s benediction. Think Progress blogger Josh Israel reported this afternoon that Giglio has delivered ...

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Maggie Gallagher: Farewell To Optimism

“So in this, my final column, I say my farewell to optimism and my hello to hope. What is the difference? Optimism is a prediction; hope is a virtue. My hope rests on this: The truths to which I’ve dedicated my life, both professionally and personally, are too important to ignore, too foundational to be abandoned, too much a part ...

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“Ex-Gay” Blooper Reel

Is this supposed to make them lovable? (Via Good As You)

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Maggie Gallagher To Defend Jewish “Ex-Gay” Group Against SPLC Lawsuit

A recently-formed legal group chaired by Maggie Gallagher announced today that they will defend the “ex-gay” Jewish group JONAH against the fraud lawsuit filed last month by the Southern Poverty Law Center. JONAH is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that offers assistance to men and women seeking to resolve their sexual conflicts, including unwanted same sex attractions. JONAH has been unjustly ...

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Is Justice Scalia’s Son An “Ex-Gay”?

In an article about Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent comments on homosexuality, the Los Angeles Times delivers a fascinating nugget about Scalia’s son. The notion that there are no homosexual people, just homosexual acts, is an ancient one. Until recently it was the attitude of the Roman Catholic Church. Scalia’s son Paul, a Catholic priest who has served as chaplain to ...

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HomoQuotable – Greg Quinlan

“We are in a very precarious situation right now, so I don’t know that the fears are justified from homosexual activists now who are afraid that the court won’t use this to change the course of this nation and our ethics.  We’re seeing over and over again that there are places where the Constitution doesn’t matter, the will of the ...

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Liberty Counsel LOSES Bid To Stop California’s “Ex-Gay” Therapy Ban

Liberty Counsel’s suit to block California’s “ex-gay” therapy ban was shot down today by a federal judge who reached the opposite conclusion of the judge who yesterday temporarily ruled differently in a separate suit brought by others. Via press release from the National Center for Lesbian Rights: The Court’s decision was prompted by a lawsuit filed by the National Association ...

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Shannon Minter On “Ex-Gay” Ruling

“We are disappointed by the ruling but very pleased that the temporary delay in implementing this important law applies only to the three plaintiffs who brought this lawsuit. The judge stressed that he was willing to issue the ruling in part because it is temporary and applies only to three individuals. We are confident that as the case progresses, it ...

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CALIFORNIA: Judge Temporarily Blocks Ban On “Reparative Therapy”

Last yesterday afternoon a federal judge issued a temporary injunction against California’s recently-approved ban in “ex-gay” therapy for minors. However the judge restricted his order (for now) to only the three individuals who filed lawsuits against it. U.S. District Court Judge William Shubb made a decision just hours after a hearing on the issue, ruling that the First Amendment rights ...

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