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The Walls Are Closing In On The Ex-Gay Industry

Wayne Besen | Posted 01.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

In 1998 fifteen religious-right organizations launched a huge advertising campaign to promote "pray away the gay" programs. Anti-gay activist Robert Knight called it the "the Normandy landing in the larger cultural wars." But things didn't quite work out as Knight had hoped.

Ex-Gay Therapy Is Scandalous

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Wayne Besen

We need to look beyond the shocking individual scandals to see that reparative therapy at its corrosive core is, in fact, scandalous. Isn't it time these "therapists" shut their doors and finally get the help they so desperately need?