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Anthony Venn-Brown – gay conversion therapy survivor (Buzzfeed)

By |2018-10-14T15:19:58+00:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI), The Quest to Cure Queers|

This Is What It's Like To Have Exorcisms Performed On You Because You Are Gay Anthony Venn-Brown was 20 when he endured his first exorcism. It was the beginning of decades of conversion therapy. Now he tells BuzzFeed News how he's taking on the gay "cure" lobby. Patrick Strudwick  BuzzFeed UK LGBT Editor Posted on July [...]

‘I am profoundly unsettled’: inside the hidden world of gay conversion therapy (SMH)

By |2018-10-14T15:19:33+00:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

'I am profoundly unsettled': inside the hidden world of gay conversion therapy "Gay conversion" is discredited in Australia yet "fixing" same-sex attraction remains a mission for some groups – often with tragic results. By Farrah Tomazin 9 March 2018 It’s been 25 years since I realised I was gay, and for the first time in [...]

‘Ludicrous practice’ of gay conversion therapy to be scrutinised (TripleJ)

By |2018-10-14T15:15:14+00:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

‘Ludicrous practice’ of gay conversion therapy to be scrutinised Thursday 21 September 2017 6:30pm By Shalailah Medhora Western Australia and the ACT will re-examine their existing laws on so-called “gay conversion therapy” to see if they need strengthening. But opponents of the practice say governments should focus their attention on an un-regulated counselling sector first, [...]

You Can’t Pray Away The Gay (Huffington Post)

By |2018-10-14T15:09:58+00:00October 13th, 2016|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

You Can't Pray Away The Gay It's difficult to believe there are still people who believe they can 'cure' same-sex attraction. Matty Silver Relationship Counsellor and Sex Therapist 13/10/2016 9:38 AM AEDT Thousands of people celebrate in Dublin Castle Square as the result of the referendum is relayed on May 23, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. [...]

I HAVE A DREAM – marriage equality (Gay News Network)

By |2018-10-14T15:06:21+00:00September 11th, 2016|Categories: Church, Marriage Equality, News article (AVB/ABBI)|Tags: |

It’s 2031 and I just celebrated my 80th birthday.  That was a hoot. Great grandchildren and all. Of course we couldn’t have a party without playing the old disco classics. I really don’t get the music young people listen and dance to today. Give me “I will survive’ and “I am what I am” any [...]

How Churchies went from ‘pray the gay away’ to ‘gay without the lay’ (Crikey)

By |2018-10-14T15:05:51+00:00August 9th, 2016|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

How Churchies went from 'pray the gay away' to 'gay without the lay' "Celibacy is the new ex-gay." Crikey - Josh Taylor — Journalist Aug 9, 2016 Australia’s ex-gay movement is almost dead, but out of the ashes have risen those who believe they can live a celibate life, free of all that gay sex, [...]

‘Pray away the gay’- conversion therapy still takes place in Australia (Australian Doctor)

By |2018-10-14T15:01:05+00:00February 29th, 2016|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

'Pray away the gay'- conversion therapy still takes place in Australia Tessa Hoffman | 29 February, 2016 | 4 comments Australian Doctor 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 [...]