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Richmond LGBT community responds to anti-gay billboard with positive message

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
born-to-love-billboard
The billboard, from the Gay Community Center of Richmond (GCCR), proclaims “We are all born to love,” a message it hopes counters the “Nobody is born gay” billboard by conversion therapy proponents. [...]

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Sorry PFOX… The model on the ‘ex-gay’ billboard is ‘out and proud,’ not a twin

Friday, December 12, 2014
PFOX billboard along Interstates 95/64 in Richmond, Va.
The “twins” whose photographs appear on a Virginia billboard declaring “nobody is born gay” is actually one “out and proud” gay man who is not a twin. [...]

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Lawmaker responds to anti-gay billboard with bill to ban ‘ex-gay’ therapy for minors

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Patrick Hope
The announcement by Virginia Del. Patrick Hope comes just days after a controversial billboard was erected in Richmond by a group that supports the practice. [...]

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‘Ex-gay’ group erects billboard in Richmond declaring ‘nobody is born gay’

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
PFOX billboard along Interstates 95/64 in Richmond, Va.
A group supporting gay-to-straight conversion therapy has put up a billboard along a Virginia interstate declaring "nobody is born gay." [...]

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Second ex-gay group challenges Va. colleges over lack of ex-gay resources

Thursday, October 24, 2013
GMU Equality, George Mason University
RICHMOND, Va. -- Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX) is asking the Virginia legislature to stop funding “gay-transvestite centers at Virginia’s public universities,” claiming state funds are being used to “indocronate” youth into changing their faith. [...]

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‘Ex-gay’ therapy advocates threaten Va. colleges over lack of resources

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Christopher Doyle
RICHMOND, Va. — The “ex-gay” group, Voice of the Voiceless, is urging LGBTQ resource centers at universities in Virginia to provide ex-gay therapy and resources on changing sexual orientation. The group sent a letter to all Virginia state colleges late last month threatening legal action, saying current resources discriminate against [...]

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Will the Supreme Court read the most horrific children’s book of all time?

Friday, February 1, 2013
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Richard Cohen is one of the most prominent purveyors of reparative therapy, the harmful process of trying to “cure” homosexuality that was recently banned for minors in California. And his book Alfie’s Home, cited in PFOX’s Supreme Court brief, is the most horrifically disturbing children’s book we have ever seen... [...]

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Memo to PFOX: We don’t need your rehabilitation

Sunday, August 19, 2012
PFOX
“Victims,” best describes those who participate (especially those forced to participate) in the macabre ritual of self-loathing that SOCE (sexual orientation change efforts) groups advocate. These are not institutions of healing. But are institutions of shame and degradation. They are not based in science, instead they’re based in ancient dogma, [...]

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Bill prohibiting ‘ex-gay’ therapy for minors called ‘fascism, ex-gay bashing’

Monday, August 13, 2012
State Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance, Calif.)
REEDVILLE, Va. -- A new bill making its way through the California state legislature that would ban "ex-gay" reparative therapy for minors, has been called "fascism and ex-gay bashing" by the head of an "ex-gay" advocacy group. [...]

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LGBT advocates distribute school flyers to counter anti-gay message by PFOX

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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ROCKVILLE, Md. -- A group of LGBT advocates announced Wednesday they had delivered 50,000 flyers to high school students in Montgomery County, Md., aimed at dispelling myths about what it means to be gay. [...]

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