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Melbourne – THE QUEST TO CURE QUEERS

By | 2017-09-21T00:30:24+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Conversion therapy, Event|

The Quest to Cure Queers A personal and behind the scenes account of the history of gay conversion therapy REGISTER NOW “I think anyone who wants to seek help for any issue they might be facing in their life should be free to do that,” Mr Shelton told (Buzzfeed). “Should people be forced to go [...]

How celibacy became the new ex-gay

By | 2017-08-09T13:47:05+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Church, Conversion therapy, Gay Christian|Tags: , |

There are three ways you could understand how celibacy became the new ex-gay. You could have lived through the evolution, you are a researcher/historian, or you can read this article. I was born in 1951. In the 50’s and 60’s gay men were either imprisoned or institutionalised as they were considered sexual perverts. Mental health [...]

Alan Chambers interview – the final hours of Exodus

By | 2017-07-08T00:09:09+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Audio, Conversion therapy|Tags: , , |

The final Exodus conference was coming to a close and Alan Chambers had promised me an interview. I'd already been bumped back several times as every conceivable media outlet had their piece of Alan over the last four days. The term "media frenzy" comes to mind. Most of the leading newspapers around the world and TV networks [...]

Conversion Therapy – does it work?

By | 2017-05-02T23:19:16+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Conversion therapy, Video|Tags: , , , |

Three men with three very different stories and experiences of ex-gay, reparative or what has become known conversion therapy. Meet comedian and Gay Conversion School Drop Out Anthony Menchetti, author and gay Christian advocate Anthony Venn-Brown and former leader of Liberty Christian Ministries, Haydn Sennitt. Anthony Venn-Brown, details his 6 months in an ex-gay residential program, [...]

Sy Rogers – is his message homosexual re-orientation?

By | 2017-07-07T03:43:45+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: Church, Conversion therapy|Tags: , |

Sy Rogers is back in the country, speaking on Christian radio, Christian City Churches and the Hillsong Colour Conference. Since I first published The Sy Rogers Story (An Anthony Venn-Brown Perspective) in 2010 it has become one of the top five most read articles on my site.  It’s definitely time for an update. Sy Rogers [...]

Andrew – gay, Sydney bible belt mega-church

By | 2017-05-16T03:16:50+00:00 November 26th, 2016|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Audio, Church, Conversion therapy|

From the 1,000's of emails I've received and 100's of individuals I've spoken to over the last 15 years, Andrews story is far from unique. Sadly it is all too common and has been happening in Pentecostal and Evangelical churches in Australia for decades. Andrew shared his story at the recent launch of ‘A Life [...]

SYDNEY – Exodus to Nowhere – the quest to cure queers

By | 2017-09-19T08:42:35+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Conversion therapy, Event|Tags: , , |

EXODUS TO NOWHERE The quest to cure queers There is a commonly held belief that gay conversion programs began in the United States. This is not true. Four years before Exodus was founded, in 1972, in Sydney Australia, Anthony Venn-Brown was in a residential program to change his sexual orientation. Working on his current book [...]

Pray away the gay conversion therapy still takes place in Australia

By | 2016-11-08T01:48:24+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article|Tags: , |

'Pray away the gay'- conversion therapy still takes place in Australia Tessa Hoffman | 29 February, 2016 | A crackdown on ‘gay conversion’ therapists raises questions about how widespread the practice still is. Australian Doctor investigates. When, as a teenager, Paul Martin (pictured above) discovered he was attracted to other young men, it sent him [...]