Tag Archives: Reparative Therapy

Queer and Queerer Ep. 43 – Lisa Ling, Our America Has Ex-Straights

It’s Zack’s last day in Pennsylvania, and for once, Peterson has come to him! This week, we delve back into the world of ex-gay therapy because Lisa Ling forces us to respond to the Our America exposé of Exodus International on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Almost the entire program was an open platform for ex-gay […]

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How To Invalidate Gays: Validate Ex-Gays

The World Bank recently included PFOX (so-called “Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays) in their charity outreach, which demands that we remember how harmful and misleading PFOX really is.

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A Weekend Response to NARTH (Lifting Luggage and the Soulforce Symposium)

This weekend, there were two responses to the NARTH conference in Philadelphia. Check out pictures from the “Lift Your Luggage” protest and my thoughts about how the LGBT movement addresses (and doesn’t address) the ex-gay movement.

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Bully-Free Zones: Not on NARTH’s Agenda

Shannon Cuttle reminds us that NARTH has used its phony organizations to reinforce anti-gay fallacies—and thus bullying—in our schools.

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The Marriott Plays for Both Teams, One of Which is NARTH’s

What’s a company with a 100 equality rating like Marriott doing offering safe harbor to an organization as dangerous and harmful as NARTH? Watch as NARTH admits how they hate relying on a pro-gay hotel to host their very anti-gay conferences.

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No, Really. You Can NOT Change Your Sexual Orientation!

This weekend I will be joining Truth Wins Out and Soulforce in Philadelphia to “lift my luggage” and protest against the evil fallacies of NARTH.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 19 – Beyond Prop 8 and Beyond Ex-Gay (ft. Christine Bakke)

She graced the pages of Glamour magazine. She stunned the nation on Good Morning America. She helped launch a movement (Beyond Ex-Gay) and NOW she is our guest on Queer and Queerer! Zack and Peterson welcome Christine Bakke to the program. Christine is an artist, an activist, and an outspoken ex-gay survivor. As a lesbian […]

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I’m Sorry, NARTH, I’m So Sorry…

The Tenth Doctor on Doctor Who said “sorry” a lot, but when he said, “I’m sorry, I’m so sorry,” it meant he knew something very sad about the people he was saying it to that they were not (and might never be) aware of. To the National Association for the Research & Therapy of Homosexuality: […]

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Wait, a Podcast? When did that happen? Queer and Queerer is Here and Heerer!

You may have missed it on Friday afternoon, but ZFb is now the proud home of a fun new podcast called Queer and Queerer! And it kind of happened very quickly. You see, Peterson Toscano and I have been hanging out a lot lately and just having some great conversations about LGBTQ issues and other […]

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Day 8 of the Prop 8 Trial: Religion Doesn’t Excuse Prejudice

It was an interesting afternoon with William Tam’s testimony. You may recall he was going to be among the  defendants, but requested to be withdrawn for fear of safety. Many have speculated that the real reason for his withdrawal was the content of his beliefs and messages used to support the Prop 8 campaign (as […]

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