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Wayne Besen

‘Truth Wins Out’ founder launches Chicago radio program

Friday, April 18, 2014
CHICAGO -- Author and human rights advocate Wayne Besen will kick off a new radio show, “I’ve Got Issues,” on Saturday on Chicago's WCPT, an independent progressive talk radio station. [ Read more → ]
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‘Ex-gay’ therapy advocates threaten Va. colleges over lack of resources

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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,... [ Read more → ]
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‘Christian’ groups demand Fox News drop ‘homosexual agitator’ Wayne Besen

Friday, August 24, 2012
REEDVILLE, Va. -- A number of self-described "Christian, family values" groups banded together Thursday demanding that Fox News discontinue guest appearances by "homosexual agitator" Wayne Besen on the O'Reilly Factor talk show, saying Besen is "demonizing conservative organizations and individuals." [ Read more → ]
Wayne Besen (left) and Greg Quinlan

Truth Wins Out files defamation lawsuit against ‘ex-gay’ organization PFOX

Thursday, February 23, 2012
NEW YORK -- Truth Wins Out, a non-profit organization that fights anti- LGBT religious extremism, announced Tuesday that it had filed a defamation lawsuit against Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX) and its President Greg Quinlan after he claimed on a television show that Truth Wins Out (TWO) Executive Director Wayne Besen tried to have him killed. [ Read more → ]
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LGBT advocacy group announces plans to sue PFOX for defamation

Sunday, December 11, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Truth Wins Out, a non-profit advocacy group that fights anti-LGBT extremism, announced Sunday that it plans to launch a defamation lawsuit against Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX) as a result of PFOX President Greg Quinlan’s comments in a television interview where he claimed that TWO Executive Director, Wayne Besen, tried to have him murdered. [ Read more → ]
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‘Ex-gay’ lobbyist alleges gay rights advocate put a hit out on his life

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Truth Wins Out, a non-profit advocacy group that fights anti-LGBT extremism, has reacted with outrage and disgust over a television interview with Greg Quinlan, President of Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX), who claimed that TWO Executive Director, Wayne Besen, put a hit out on his life. [ Read more → ]
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