ARTICLES & RESOURCESACEDEMIC PAPERS, BLOG ARTICLES, STATEMENTS BY PSYCHOLOGICAL BODIES
The Ideology of Ex-Gay and Conversion 'Therapy' has been well documented, it's beginings, it's effects and now mercifully it's slow decline.
Our Partners at JOY 94.3 have recorded a series of interviews looking into the devestating and far reaching effects of Ex-Gay Ideology
To Be Christian and Homosexual
To Be Christian and Homosexual: From Shame to Identiti-Based Claims
Between "Being" and "Doing
Between “Being” and “Doing”: Conflict and Coherence in the Identity Formation of Gay and Lesbian Orthodox Jews
Halbertal, T.H., and Koren, I., McAdams, D.P., Josselson, R., and Lieblich, A., (2006)
Identity and Story: Creating Self in Narrative,
American Psychological Association, Washington D.C., pp.37-61
Negotiating a Religious Identity
Negotiating a Religious Identity: The Case of the Gay Evangelical
Sociological Analysis, 1991, 52:4, pp.333-347
Wrestling with the Angels of Meaning
Wrestling with the Angels of Meaning: The Revisionist Ideological Work of Gay and Ex-Gay Christian Men
Statements by Psychological BodiesThe following are statements about ex-gay and reparative therapies from two important psychological bodies: APA - American Psychological AssociationAPS - Australian Psychological Society
Ambassadors and Bridge Builders International
Developed by former pentecostal pastor and now openly gay LGBTI rights advocate Anthony Venn-Brown, the abbi.org.au website and blog contains resources gathered over several decades.
Anthony is available for LGBT Coaching, Community Training and Church/Community Seminars. Below is a collection of articles about ex-gay in Australia, including apologies from former ex-gay leaders.
Since 2000 Anthony Venn-Brown has worked in the often volatile space of faith and sexuality and helped thousands of people resolve faith/sexuality conflict….
Anthony became aware of his same-sex-orientation as a teenager when people were imprisoned for homosexuality and mental health professionals attempted to ‘cure’ gay people through aversion therapy. Understandably, it was a frightening revelation. He turned to God for help and became a Christian, believing Jesus would provide the answer. READ MORE.
THE SY ROGERS STORY
MARRIED EX-GAY = SITUATIONAL HETEROSEXUAL
Situational heterosexuality is the most misunderstood concept
in the ‘ex-gay’ and Christian worlds
Another Apology – Randy Thomas, Exodus VP, confesses
Is saying ‘sorry’ enough?
Whilst these were significant, they didn’t get the same attention as more recent ones have.
Australia Conversion Therapy Leaders Change Perspective
Ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy ministries credibility around the world is being substantially challenged as an increasing number of people come out with their stories saying
– it just doesn’t work.
OTHER WORTHWHILE BLOGS