Trigger Warning for Survivors: This article, while careful writing was used in a way to try and protect survivors of conversion therapy, it is still going to possibly trigger readers who are survivors. If you decide to read, you may remember experiences with people described in one or more of the below groups. Please take care of yourself. If you are already pensive or full of … [Read more...] about The Everyday Face of Conversion Therapy
https://www.facebook.com/thrivelgbt/videos/2322864114502000/ Welcome to the ThriveCast! Episode #2 with Special Guest and Co-Host Dan Scobey! If you have any questions or need support, please message us here through the Facebook page or email us at email@example.com You can also view this video on YouTube or listen via … [Read more...] about Welcome to the ThriveCast! Episode #2 with Special Guest and Co-Host Dan Scobey!
https://www.facebook.com/thrivelgbt/videos/1114982888687343/ Our First Ever ThriveCast! Episode #1 with Special Guest Alan Chambers! Please sign the petition to ban conversion therapy for minors in Orange County at http://converttolove.org ! You can also view this video on YouTube or listen via SoundCloud: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/…/UCRJ8nXkQzfZR… <-- please … [Read more...] about ThriveCast Episode #1 with Special Guest Alan Chambers!
During a long formative season at Exodus International, we thought when it came to reparative therapy (known today as conversion therapy), that it was the answer to take us from backrooms of churches to a greater place of legitimacy in the church and with the culture. We had also hoped it would further distinguish us from the horror stories we would hear from the ex-gay … [Read more...] about The Gospel According to Conversion Therapy
Ex-gay/Conversion Ministry Leader, Linda Seiler wrote what I would consider a condescending note on Facebook titled, "Why Ex-gay Leaders Go Back." She even includes a scary graphic of a person falling off a pedestal. I remember when I wrote a similar article to hers back in the day, I feared that the leaders who left our ranks were leading people astray with substantial … [Read more...] about Former Ex-Gays Didn’t Fall Back, Jesus Led Us Forward