PFOX Plays The Victim; Wants To Fix One Problem By Causing Another

Today, the Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays dropped a news release criticizing Virginia's public universities for failing to distribute their literature to students. In the release, PFOX claims discrimination based on religion and ex-gayness is what motivates the lack of ex-gay literature.While I don't doubt that some of those counseling center staffers have problems with conservative religion, I submit that they are correct in their decision not to provide PFOX literature to students.  Much … [Read more...]

Brief Note: DC Mayor apologizes for PFOX commendation

You had to see this coming.Parents and Friends of Ex-gays issued a press release today touting a certificate of appreciation given to Regina Griggs by the Mayor of the District of Columbia for her work as PFOX director. The certification lauded Griggs':dedication, commitment, and outstanding contributions as Executive Director of Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays.Call me a prophet. When I saw that news, I immediately figured that the Mayor's office would issue a clarification or d … [Read more...]

FOX News covers PFOX effort to get ex-gay books in school libraries

PFOX (Parents and Friends of Ex-gays) gets a little national face time with this article on the FOX News website. It seems they can't get anybody to take their books. Here are the books they want school libraries to include:Parents Guide to Preventing Homosexuality by Joseph and Linda NicolosiYou Don't Have to Be Gay by Jeff KonradMy Genes Made Me Do It! by Neil and Briar WhiteheadGay Children, Straight Parents: A plan for family healing by Richard CohenThis Side of Jordan by … [Read more...]

What percentage of young MSM have HIV?

Recently, a fuss arose over a quote regarding HIV and young men who have sex with men (MSM) from Regina Griggs in a OneNewsNow article regarding youth and sexual identity. She said (in context):Research shows that individuals often go through periods of gender and sexual confusion as they grow from children to teenagers to adults. Griggs wonders why, then, would schools opt to send children along a dangerous path. "Why are we allowing people to tell them, 'Try it -- you might like it?' Over … [Read more...]


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