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Exodus to Nowhere – the quest to cure queers

By | November 1st, 2016|A Life of Unlearning, Conversion therapy, Event|

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 | February 29th, 2016|Conversion therapy, News article|

'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 [...]

Sexual orientation change efforts within religious contexts

By | November 18th, 2015|Conversion therapy|

Sensoria - A Journal of Mind, Brain, and Culture Special edition on Gender and Sexuality Sexual orientation change efforts within religious contexts: A personal account of the battle to heal homosexuals Anthony Venn-Brown Abstract Societies where ignorance and misinformation about sexuality and gender identity abounds have been breeding grounds for much harm to lesbian, gay, [...]

Push to outlaw gay conversion therapy in the US should be mirrored in Australia

By | August 6th, 2015|Conversion therapy, News article|

Push to outlaw gay conversion therapy in the US should be mirrored in Australia, gay rights group says By Isabella Higgins - Updated 27 Jul 2015, 3:58pm Listen online A gay rights group in Australia is pushing for psychiatric therapies designed to convert people to heterosexuality to be outlawed as a bill is put before [...]

Push to ban conversion therapy growing

By | August 6th, 2015|Conversion therapy, News article|

Obama moves to ban gay conversion 'therapy' Isabella Higgins reported this story on Monday, July 27, 2015 From The World Today ABC website. You can Listen online to this interview here ELEANOR HALL: Psychiatric therapies designed to convert people to heterosexuality may sound like something from an outdated era, but gay conversion therapies are still [...]