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Former ‘ex-gay poster boy,’ Exodus VP Randy Thomas comes out as gay

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Randy Thomas
Former anti-gay activist and conversion therapy proponent Randy Thomas, who once served as vice-president of the now defunct "ex-gay" therapy group Exodus International, has come out as gay. ...

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Former reparative therapy leader John Smid marries same-sex partner

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
John Smid (right) and husband Larry McQueen, displaying their marriage license.
John Smid, the former Executive Director of Love in Action — an ex-gay Christian ministry that purported to “restore those trapped” in homosexuality — has married his same-sex partner in Oklahoma. ...

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Born Perfect: A journey to find a way to change, but instead finding the truth

Saturday, June 28, 2014
I first became aware that I was gay at a time when it was considered a sin, a sickness, and a crime. During elementary and junior high, I was regularly bullied and beaten by boys who sensed somehow that I ...

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Purveyors of ‘ex-gay’ therapy, Exodus International says it’s shutting down

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Exodus International, the nation's oldest and largest Christian ministry devoted to performing controversial gay-to-straight “reparative therapy,” announced Wednesday night that it is shuttering its operations after more than three decades. ...

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Former Exodus chairman apologizes, renounces ‘reparative therapy’

Saturday, April 27, 2013
John Paulk
John Paulk, the former chairman of Exodus International, a Christian ministry devoted to performing controversial gay-to-straight “reparative therapy” has formally renounced his past and says he is “truly, truly sorry" for the pain he's caused by advocating for that gays ...

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Tax records: Chick-fil-A donations to anti-LGBT groups nearly doubled in 2011

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A — embroiled in a controversy last year surrounding the millions of dollars it donated in 2009 and 2010 to anti-gay organizations — almost doubled it’s charitable donations to anti-gay groups in 2011, according to newly released IRS ...

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True LGBT Story: Robbie Maris, ‘I’m from New Berlin, Wisc.’

Saturday, May 5, 2012
In this video story from "I'm from Driftwood," Robbie Maris tells that, after coming out to his religiously conservative parents, he was sent to “ex-gay” ministry, Exodus International. ...

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‘Ex-Gay’ myth hits Caribbean: Newspaper ad declares ‘truth’ about gays

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The ‘ex-gay’ religious movement has expanded beyond its American origins throughout the world. Now the same lies pushed by the same American "ex-gay" propagandists are finding an audience in the Caribbean. ...

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The Top 10 Ex-Gay Stories of 2011

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
In June, I penned a column, “The Fall of the Ex-Gay Myth,” which predicted that so-called “ex-gay” programs would crumble from internal rot. “It’s time for the discredited ‘ex-gay’ myth to simply go away and be rightfully viewed as an ...

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Report: Chick-fil-A donated nearly $2 million to anti-gay causes in 2009

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
New IRS 990 forms reveal that fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A donated nearly $2 million to anti-gay groups in 2009, reports Equality Matters. ...

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