Tag Archives: ex-gay

Hong Kong Fights “Ex-Gay” Movement

Dan Choi writes on Change.org: I write with great concern because Hong Kong’s Social Welfare Department recently held a workshop for its staff led by a psychiatrist who claims he can “cure” LGBT people by having them take cold showers. The quack doctor, Hong Kwai-wah, is affiliated with Exodus Global Alliance, a discredited group whose work is rejected by every …

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GHANA: ‘Human Rights’ Commissioner Vows To Keep Homosexuality Illegal

The laughably titled Human Rights Commissioner of Ghana says she was misquoted and would never endorse the decriminalization of homosexuality. “I did not advocate that homosexuality should be decriminalized. My view is that, it currently isn’t clear whether it is even criminal and that if the view of the society is that it should be then, there should be a …

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GHANA: “Ex-Gay” Centers Proposed

As renewed anti-gay sentiment festers in Ghana, the local Presbyterian church has proposed establishing “ex-gay” centers for the de-gaying of the nation’s homosexuals. The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), is to establish therapy centres for homosexual victims for counselling and rehabilitation in the various communities. The church has therefore called on the government to come out with a clear position …

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ILLINOIS: Mega-Church Dumps “Ex-Gays” At Exodus International

The Illinois-based mega-church Willow Creek says it is cutting its ties with Exodus International, the infamous group of “ex-gay” liars who promote reparative therapy. Susan DeLay, director of media relations at the mega-church, says Willow Creek ending its relationship with Exodus does not mean it is any less welcoming to people with same-sex attraction, as “Willow Creek has a whole …

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CANADA: Hate Group Hates That Hating Might Cost Them Tax Exempt Status

An snti-gay Christian hate group in Canada is furious at the New Democrats for endorsing a resolution calling for an end to the tax exempt status of groups performing “ex-gay” therapy. Brian Rushfeldt, executive director of Canada Family Action (CFA), contends the NDP’s resolution is “blatant discrimination” against groups that assist those exiting the homosexual lifestyle. Canada Family Action”When they …

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HomoQuotable – Dan Savage

“Gay people who point out how fruity Bachmann is aren’t saying there’s something wrong with being fruity, or with being gay, or with guys who look, speak, walk, or dance the way Bachmann does. A lot of us look, speak, walk, and dance that way. And we don’t think there’s anything wrong with us for looking, speaking, walking, or dancing …

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“Ex-Gay” Convention Set For Minnesota

Exodus International will hold its 2012 annual “ex-gay” convention in St. Paul, Minnesota. Did the Bachmanns have something to do with that? Amid news that Rep. Michele Bachmann’s Christian counseling clinic performs therapy aimed at “curing” gays and lesbians of homosexuality, the nation’s largest “ex-gay” organization, Exodus International, announced it will hold its annual conference, “Exodus Freedom,” in St. Paul …

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HomoQuotable – Marcus Bachmann

“I was talking in reference to children. Nothing, nothing to do with homosexuality. That’s not my mindset. That’s not my belief system. That’s not the way I would talk. I think the strongest myth is the myth that I have ever called a homosexual a barbarian. We don’t have an agenda or a philosophy of trying to change someone.” – …

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MTV Airs Uncritical “Ex-Gay” Program

Unless I missed some disclaimer at the top of the show, last night’s “ex-gay” episode of MTV’s Real Life was completely uncritical of the abuses, torture, and brainwashing inherent in “reparative therapy.” Weigh in if you saw the show, please. I’m looking for clips.

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