Tag Archives: ex-gay

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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CHINA: Undercover Activists Film Electroshock Treatment At Ex-Gay Torture Centers [VIDEO]

Quartz reports: Homosexuality has not been classified as a mental illness in China since 2001, yet some clinics still offer to “cure” gay people of what they describe as a “condition.” In response, some Chinese activists have been going undercover to expose the clinics’ use of controversial practices. A recent report by the UK’s Channel 4 offers a glimpse of ...

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Southern Baptist Seminary Head Albert Mohler Denounces Ex-Gay Torture: Praying Is More Effective

Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, spoke today at the opening of a conference which addresses the critical problem of millions of gays shoving their homosexy ways down everybody’s throats. According to Mohler, ex-gay torture is just a big waste of time because the only way to cure The Gay is by praying to Christ Himself. The ...

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October Is Ex-Gay Awareness Month [AUDIO]

Ex-Gay Awareness Month is almost here and the Family Research Council is very excited. They write: Defenders of the truth that change is possible for those with same-sex attractions will mark the Third Annual Ex-Gay Awareness Month by gathering in the Washington, DC area for a “Safe Exit Summit” on Friday and Saturday, October 2 and 3. Dr. Michael L. ...

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Matt Baume: The History Of Ex-Gay Torture [VIDEO]

“Did you know people have tried to cure homosexuality with forced cuddling, horse stroking, and monkey testicles? Let’s take a disturbing tour of the last hundred years of insane ex-gay cures, some of which are still being practiced by quacks to this day.”

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ILLINOIS: Gov Signs Bill Banning Ex-Gay Torture

Via press release from the Human Rights Campaign: Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 217 into law, making Illinois the fifth jurisdiction—behind California, New Jersey, the District of Columbia, and Oregon—to protect LGBTQ youth from the dangers of conversion therapy. House Bill 217, which protects LGBTQ youth from mental health providers attempting to change their sexual orientation or gender ...

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Totally Not-Gay Catholic Priest Tells Ex-Gays: Homosexuality Is Like Trying To Eat A Bagel With Your Ear

Gay Star News reports: A Catholic priest has come up with one of the strangest analogies yet for gay sex, claiming it is like cramming a piece of bagel in your ear. Preacher John Riccardo was speaking at a conference in Michigan on Wednesday, called Welcoming and Accompanying Our Brothers and Sisters with Same-Sex Attraction. It was a Catholic conference ...

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ISRAEL: Knesset Member Proposes Sweeping LGBT Rights Bills In Name Of Murdered Teen Shira Banki

A member of Israel’s Knesset has proposed several sweeping LGBT rights bills that would legalize civil unions and ban “ex-gay’ torture in the name of murdered teen Shira Banki.  The Jerusalem Post reports: MK Tzipi Livni (Zionist Union) proposed a legislative package of gay rights bills in memory of the 16-year-old who was stabbed at the Jerusalem LGBT parade, a ...

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NEW JERSEY: Liberty Counsel Again Appeals “Ex-Gay” Torture Ban To US Supreme Court

In March 2015 the Supreme Court smacked down the Liberty Counsel’s appeal of New Jersey’s “ex-gay” torture ban. Today they are trying again, this time with a different client and different angle. Via press release: Liberty Counsel is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review New Jersey Assembly Bill No. 3371 (“A3371”), which prohibits minors from receiving any form of ...

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MISSOURI: “Ex-Gay” Candidate For Gov Says He’s Overcome “Sexual Confusion”

“Through the years, I have publicly spoken about being abused as a child and the confusion this caused me as a teenager. There are literally thousands of Missourians who will understand how heartbreaking childhood abuse can be – though few might be willing to acknowledge it. I have put the childhood abuse, and the teenage confusion behind me. What others ...

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MISSOURI: “Ex-Gay” Runs For Governor

Missouri state Sen. Bob Dixon, who claims to be “ex-gay,” has announced his bid for governor. He didn’t elaborate at the time, but it’s been a long journey up to this point for Dixon, 46, who reportedly once lived as a gay man until a spiritual epiphany turned him straight. Dixon himself spoke about his history with homosexuality at a ...

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TRIAL VIDEO: Ex-Gay JONAH Witness Explains How Naked Dance Parties With Men Totally Made Him Straight

Via the SPLC: This is a condensed version of a sworn video deposition presented at a June 2015 trial in New Jersey: Ferguson v. JONAH. Conversion therapy provider JONAH offered Hoffman as a “success story” witness claiming that conversion therapy works to change sexual orientation from gay to straight. A jury unanimously decided that JONAH is liable for consumer fraud ...

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Christopher Doyle Has The JONAH Sadz

“Because of the lack of respect by Judge Bariso for JONAH’s spiritual practices, it was practically impossible for the jury to hand down a not-guilty verdict. At nearly every point before, during and after testimony was given, the judge undermined JONAH’s freedom of religion. Potential jurors who believed homosexuality is a sin were screened out; defense attorney Charles Limandri was ...

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Maggie Gallagher Has The JONAH Sadz

“The Blaze is reporting that an independent film about same-sex attraction called ‘Audacity’ had generated 130,000 views for its trailer on YouTube when the trailer was abruptly pulled by YouTube in response to user complaints. YouTube has not specifically said why the trailer was pulled, but its policies include ‘commercially deceptive’ content as a possible reason. I have not seen ...

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