Christian group backs away from ex-gay therapy

Jun 26, 2012 Full story: My Mother Lode 13

The president of the country's best-known Christian ministry dedicated to helping people repress same-sex attraction through prayer is trying to distance the group from the idea that gay people's sexual orientation can be permanently changed or "cured." That's a significant shift for Exodus International, the 36-year-old Orlando-based group that ... (more)

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Since: Oct 10

San Francisco

#1 Jun 26, 2012
"But he said '99.9 percent' of people he's encountered in two decades with Exodus were not able to completely rid themselves of same-sex attraction."

And the other .1% are lying. This revolting group of christian idiots needs to apologize for all the harm they've caused then disband immediately.

“ WOOF !”

Since: Oct 10

Coolidge, AZ

#2 Jun 26, 2012
I know somone whose parents sent them to a similar group who PROMISED them that they could change his blue eyes to green eyes.

It didn't work.

:(
Bringmedinner

San Jose, CA

#3 Jun 26, 2012
Gay therapy for gays doesn't seem to work to get them to confront their real selves either. The latest example is the gay, whose been extensively lauded, given awards, held as a mainstay leader in the gay community and was the first to start a same sex law suit to usurp "marriage" to the gay community. Seems he's now being processed because of child pornography, which involves him having two and three year olds give him blow jobs.

Perversion is perversion. Gays need to examine themselves and see exactly why they should become celibate, self-controlled and psychologically neutered. Otherwise, they spend their lives rationalizing weirdness and maladjustment like the guy above mentioned.

“Child of the Universe”

Since: Aug 09

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

#4 Jun 26, 2012
Bringmedinner wrote:
Gay therapy for gays doesn't seem to work to get them to confront their real selves either. The latest example is the gay, whose been extensively lauded, given awards, held as a mainstay leader in the gay community and was the first to start a same sex law suit to usurp "marriage" to the gay community. Seems he's now being processed because of child pornography, which involves him having two and three year olds give him blow jobs.
Perversion is perversion. Gays need to examine themselves and see exactly why they should become celibate, self-controlled and psychologically neutered. Otherwise, they spend their lives rationalizing weirdness and maladjustment like the guy above mentioned.
The world is a big, scary place for you, isn't it...
KKKafeteria KKKristains

Souderton, PA

#5 Jun 26, 2012
Bringmedinner wrote:
Gay....
STFU, you ignorant, racist throwback.
The Buzz

El Segundo, CA

#6 Jun 26, 2012
KKKafeteria KKKristains wrote:
<quoted text>
STFU, you ignorant, racist throwback.
Truth hurt?

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#7 Jun 27, 2012
If you're ex-gay, you may as well be ex-human. It's who and what you are, to deny who and what you are is not better than being religious.

Since: Dec 08

El Paso, TX

#8 Jun 27, 2012
This is probably the most important part of this article:

"For those that don't hold to the same Biblical ethic that I do, I think there's room for further discussion without a culture war that has really served no one," Chambers said. "I think it's time for us in the church to move on from that fight."
Jesus Latter Day Taint

Souderton, PA

#9 Jun 28, 2012
TomInElPaso wrote:
This is probably the most important part of this article:
"For those that don't hold to the same Biblical ethic that I do, I think there's room for further discussion without a culture war that has really served no one," Chambers said. "I think it's time for us in the church to move on from that fight."
That is public relations crap. They still wish to defame and disfranchise healthy, out glbt people.

And the culture war has served the talibangelicals' fundierai$ing efforts quite well. It's just now they're beginning to _lose_ the culture war on our rights that they started. So they wish to suddenly appear "more moderate."

By the way, they don't even totally denounce reparations [sic] therapy. They just say they won't do it much.
Outta Luck

Santa Rosa Beach, FL

#10 Jun 28, 2012
Bringmedinner wrote:
Gay therapy for gays doesn't seem to work to get them to confront their real selves either. The latest example is the gay, whose been extensively lauded, given awards, held as a mainstay leader in the gay community and was the first to start a same sex law suit to usurp "marriage" to the gay community. Seems he's now being processed because of child pornography, which involves him having two and three year olds give him blow jobs.
Perversion is perversion. Gays need to examine themselves and see exactly why they should become celibate, self-controlled and psychologically neutered. Otherwise, they spend their lives rationalizing weirdness and maladjustment like the guy above mentioned.
Good thing straight people never have any sexual perversions.
Sounds like your daddy is home, best get on your knees and do it right this time.

Since: Mar 07

United States

#11 Jun 29, 2012
My question is, why hasn't David Moore of the many sock-puppets jumped on this thread? He ALWAYS haunts all of the "ex-gay therapy" threads.

What makes this one different?

:)
Mitts Gold Plated Taliban

Souderton, PA

#12 Jun 29, 2012
Quest wrote:
My question is, why hasn't David Moore of the many sock-puppets jumped on this thread? He ALWAYS haunts all of the "ex-gay therapy" threads.
What makes this one different?
:)
It is easy to mock, but how many posts can _you_ make per hour in the glbt forum while typing one handed and breathing heavily? Huh?
Outta Luck

El Segundo, CA

#13 Jun 29, 2012
Mitts Gold Plated Taliban wrote:
<quoted text>
It is easy to mock, but how many posts can _you_ make per hour in the glbt forum while typing one handed and breathing heavily? Huh?
Another of your stupid rhetorical questions?

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