Tag Archives: ex-gay

Senate Dems Introduce Bill To Ban Ex-Gay Torture

From the National Center for Lesbian Rights: Today, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act, a companion bill to HR 2450, introduced in the House of Representatives by Ted Lieu in 2015. The bill would define the provision of conversion therapy for profit as consumer fraud and, additionally, take Rep. Lieu’s bill ...

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Anti-Gay Catholic Activist Michael Voris Confesses: I Used To Live A Sinful Life With Homosexual Men

Thanks in part to pressure from virulently anti-gay and comically bewigged Catholic activist Michael Voris, last week the Catholic Church fired its news service editor for tweeting against North Carolina’s hate law. Yesterday Voris posted a video on his website, Church Militant, in which he confesses that for most his thirties, he lived a sexually sinful life of “live-in relationships ...

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Ex-Gay Nutjob Christopher Doyle: Out Of Control LGBT Activists Want To Traumatize Kids In Bathrooms

“The LGBT lobby is like a kid in a candy store with unlimited credit. The kid is high on sugar and bouncing off the walls while demanding more, all the while disturbing the other customers. The North Carolina Legislature and Governor are the brave candy store owners by saying no, and now the kid is out of control and will ...

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COLORADO: GOP Kills Ex-Gay Torture Bill

The Associated Press reports: Colorado is not joining at least six states that ban or limit psychotherapy which seeks to change the sexual orientation of minors. The Republican majority on a state Senate panel voted against a bill Monday to limit so-called gay conversion therapy. The bill would have banned its use on people under 18. Research shows conversion therapy ...

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World’s Largest Psychiatric Association Calls For End To Ex-Gay Torture And Legalization Of Homosexuality

From the National Center for Lesbian Rights: Today, the world’s largest organization of mental health professionals—representing more than 200,000 people in 118 countries—called for an end to the discredited practice of “conversion therapy,” which is linked to serious harms, including depression, substance abuse, and suicide. In a statement issued today, the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) says: “WPA believes strongly in ...

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COLORADO: House Approves Ex-Gay Torture Ban

Colorado has become the second state in two days to advance a ban on ex-gay torture. One Colorado reacts via press release: “So-called ‘conversion therapy’ includes a range of dangerous and discredited practices aimed at changing a person’s sexual orientation or suppressing a person’s gender identity and is based on the false claim that being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender ...

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VERMONT: Senate Approves Ex-Gay Torture Ban

Via the Associated Press: The Vermont Senate has voted overwhelmingly to advance a bill banning the use of what’s called “conversion therapy,” which is most often directed at young gay and lesbian people in a bid to make them heterosexual. The bill makes it unprofessional conduct — subject to sanction by a state regulatory board — for a medical or ...

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Freep This Colorado Ex-Gay Torture Poll

JMG reader Joseph points us to today’s poll in the Denver Post, which wants to know if banning ex-gay torture is a good idea. Hit the link. You know what to do.

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Ex-Gay Torture Money Beg: Help Us File A Federal Complaint Against “Deceptive” LGBT Groups

From the money beg: Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) are fraudulently profiting from their #BornPerfect campaign by falsely promoting the idea that sexual orientation is inborn and cannot change. In addition to misleading the public in order to further their political agenda, these gay activist organizations are actively ...

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Liberty Counsel Loses AGAIN As SCOTUS Refuses To Hear Appeal Of New Jersey’s Ban On Ex-Gay Torture

The Supreme Court has denied cert on Liberty Counsel’s appeal seeking to overturn New Jersey’s ban on ex-gay torture. How many losses does this make for Liberty Counsel in just the last year? Mat Staver is missing Antonin Scalia: “In a country born on the will to be free, it is a sad day when that nation turns its back ...

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VIRGINIA: National LGBT Groups To File Federal Fraud Complaint Against Ex-Gay Torture Group

Today the Human Rights Campaign, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights will file a joint federal fraud complaint against a Virgina-based ex-gay torture group. Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: The 38-page complaint, obtained in advance by the Blade, is set to be filed before the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and accuses “People ...

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NEW YORK: Gov. Andrew Cuomo To Take Executive Action Against Ex-Gay Torture, Three Agencies Involved

Huge news today in New York state! From the HRC: Under Gov. Cuomo’s leadership, the New York State Department of Financial Services will issue regulations prohibiting insurance providers from covering conversion therapy on patients under the age of 18. The New York State Office of Mental Health will prohibit mental health providers from using conversion therapy on youth under the ...

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Ex-Gay Nutter Christopher Doyle Has The JONAH Sadz

“It’s a sad day in America when a far-left team of lawyers with deep pockets like the Southern Poverty Law Center can bully a small non-profit organization because their ideology is in line with a liberal New Jersey judge—a judge who ham-stringed JONAH’s ability to defend itself, including taking away expert witnesses, refusing to allow JONAH to argue from a ...

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Former Ex-Gay Leader Marries Gay Couples [VIDEO]

From Canada’s Daily Xtra: “For years Wendy Gritter ran the ex-gay ministry New Direction. But shortly after starting in 2002, she discovered that making gay people straight was not working. In fact, it was doing more harm than good. In this episode of “Heaven or Hell” Wendy blows the whistle on the ex-gay movement and apologies for the harm it ...

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Ex-Gay Torture Group JONAH: The Court Has Ordered Us To Shut Down So Send Us Money

Two weeks ago a New Jersey court ordered the dissolution of the ex-gay torture group JONAH and for them to pay an undisclosed settlement to their victims. Today we get this money beg via Equality Case Files: First, we would like to thank our many friends for their kind words and consistent financial support, which have been pouring in since ...

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NEW JERSEY: Ex-Gay Torture Group JONAH Agrees To Shut Down, Pay Damages To Former Clients

And the hits just keep coming! From the SPLC: New Jersey Superior Court Judge Peter F. Bariso Jr. granted a permanent injunction today after an agreement by both parties requiring JONAH (Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing) to shut down entirely and prohibiting founder Arthur Goldberg [PHOTO] and counselor Alan Downing from engaging in any form of conversion therapy commerce ...

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Hillary Clinton Unveils Broad LGBT Rights Plan: End Ex-Gay Torture, Protect Trans, Support PrEP, More…

This is pretty major. Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: Hillary Clinton unveiled on Thursday her comprehensive policy platform aimed at continuing advancements in LGBT rights. The Democratic presidential front-runner said in a statement her proposal would build off the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling this year in favor of same-sex marriage. But the document announces a few new initiatives, ...

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CINCINNATI: City Council Bans Ex-Gay Torture [VIDEO]

Over the loud complaints of religious leaders, last night the Cincinnati City Council voted to ban ex-gay torture. The move was taken partly in memory of Ohio transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who committed suicide last year by throwing herself into the path of a truck. Cincinnati.com reports: Almost two dozen pastors and citizens packed Cincinnati Council Chambers on Wednesday in ...

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Porno Pete Is Pissed At Southern Baptist Head Albert Mohler For Admitting That Gays Exist [AUDIO]

Porno Pete is furious with Southern Baptist Seminary head Albert Mohler for denouncing ex-gay torture. Because in doing so, Mohler has conceded that homosexuality is an actual thing. Seriously. Miranda Blue has the quote at Right Wing Watch: “Al Mohler has given credence to the idea of homosexual sexual orientation. And we know that sexual orientation is a political construct, ...

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Feds Issue Formal Call For End To Ex-Gay Torture

A division of the US Department of Health and Human Services today issued a formal call for the end of so-called conversion therapy. Reuters reports: The report released today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) comes less than a year after the Obama administration endorsed efforts to ban the practice, which aims to change a person’s ...

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