Love “a Gay” and Love Yourself!

LGBTQ people have contributed many wonderful things to the course of humanity. Whether incredible art, or scientific advances, or political and civil rights movements, profound spiritual and philosophical insights, or just a fabulous fashion sense – every aspect of humanity has the presence of LGBT folk, whether the world admits it or not. There is… Continue reading Love “a Gay” and Love Yourself!

Common Features of Religious Abuse (and the Ex-Gay Movement)

The most important discovery I made in my research* and understanding of my recovery process from my ex-gay experience had to do with the way “ministries” like this function. Briefly put, it is nothing new. In fact, the movement is a microcosm of a larger, more rampant problem today — religious abuse. I had a suspicion that the… Continue reading Common Features of Religious Abuse (and the Ex-Gay Movement)

Does the Media unknowingly “Enable” The Ex-Gay Movement?

Click here for Part 2… As a queer activist, and an ex-gay survivor, I have gotten pretty frustrated with how the media tends to handle the ex-gay topic. What amazes me is that most of them seem to do the same old thing over and over. Mind you, every person I have worked with in… Continue reading Does the Media unknowingly “Enable” The Ex-Gay Movement?