Blog in the news: Sacramento Bee article on ex-gay programs

Yours truly is quoted in this article by Ed Fletcher on a Sacramento area Exodus ministry. Alan Chambers is also quoted as is Greg Herek. Chambers reflects on his experience:Chambers said he grew up in the church, but as an adolescent discovered he was attracted to men. As a young adult he had relations with men. He said he found a church that would accept him and led him to the Exodus ministry.He said for him temptation still exists, but he no longer wants to act on those feelings, has … [Read more...]

Ugandan pastor uses Richard Cohen as authority on homosexuality research

Richard Cohen's book Coming Out Straight was used as a reference to refute scientific research on causes of same-sex attraction in a March 15 workshop led by Stephen Langa of the Family Life Network. Exgaywatch is the only place that has moving pictures from the Uganda meetings. Here is exclusive video of the reference to Cohen:The Ugandan audience is very badly served by this reference. Cohen's book was published in 2000 with a 2nd edition in 2007. The 2007 edition is not really … [Read more...]

Video of the Uganda homosexual conference follow up meeting

A week after the Family Life Network conference against homosexuality, a follow-up meeting was held. Exgaywatch obtained some footage and has posted a couple of clips. This first one is Stephen Langa lecturing straight from The Pink Swastika, by Scott Lively.Another clip is here.The blogger GayUganda claims that Stephen Langa has been on Uganda radio calling for the arrest of gay leaders while at the same time he has asked for meetings with them. I am trying confirm these … [Read more...]

Obama requests resignation of GM’s boss, CEO Wagoner resigns

Is the head of the UAW next?Just wondering... … [Read more...]

Treatmentshomosexuality website open to positive experiences

Michael King, British psychiatrist and researcher, is behind a research wesbite called Treatmentshomosexuality.org.uk. The website's purpose is stated up front:The website is new and under development. It is about use of so-called "treatments" that aim to make homosexual people heterosexual. It arose from research funded by the Wellcome Trust from 2001 to 2004 into the oral history of such treatments in Britain since 1950.Treatments to change a person's sexuality are unethical and may … [Read more...]

Exodus adds disclaimer to their website

Most recently, Exodus removed a link to Scott Lively's article on the Pink Swastika. The article attempts to support the idea that homosexuality was integral to the the Nazi uprising. As a consequence of Lively's appearance in Uganda, Exodus leadership removed the article.Now, in a move to make sure information on their website is consistent with their mission, Exodus has added a disclaimer and request.DISCLAIMER: Please note that many articles have been added to this website since its … [Read more...]

Aftermath of the Uganda conference on homosexuality

Much has happened in Uganda since the Family Life Network's conference on homosexuality was conducted March 5-7 (All of my posts are linked at the end of this post). This post provides links to the stories and some commentary on the matter.In short, it appears that the intent of the organizers of the conference is being realized. The conference organizers wanted to fight homosexuality and use the conference as a means of awareness for that purpose. In the days since the conference, a series … [Read more...]

Reorientation therapies in the UK: Survey results

A new survey from BMC Psychiatry found that 4-17% of therapists surveyed offer some form of therapy designed to reduce homosexual attractions.From the article in the BBC News:A significant minority of mental health professionals had agreed to help at least one patient "reduce" their gay or lesbian feelings when asked to do so.The survey, published in the journal BMC Psychiatry and conducted by London researchers, involved 1,400 therapists.Many were acting with the "best of … [Read more...]


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