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Ex-gay, reparative and conversion therapy

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Ex-gay, reparative and conversion therapy 2017-03-27T06:00:32+00:00

For over four decades ex-gay, reparative and conversion therapy organisations have preached a ‘change is possible’ message which has damaged many people psychologically, emotionally and spiritually. There has been a steady decline in the impact and number of organizations particularly in Australia and New Zealand. Exodus International, the worlds largest ex-gay organization closed it doors in 2013. President Alan Chambers admitted at a gay Christian conference that no-one had actually changed their orientation and apologized for the harm they had caused.

For over fifteen years, Anthony Venn-Brown, has monitored ex-gay activities in Australia and overseas, challenged false claims made by individuals and organizations and spoken out about the dangers.

A complete summary of activities with timeline and helpful links can be DOWNLOADED HERE

This PowerPoint presentation is an overview of some of that work:

  • History of the ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy movement
  • Evolution of the ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy movement
  • Who seeks ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy programs
  • Ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy Methodologies
  • Differences Between US and Australian ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy Ministries
  • Mental Health Professional Statements about reparative therapies
  • Why ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy Ministries in Decline?
  • Testimonials You Won’t Read on an ‘Ex-gay’ website of those who once struggled with ‘unwanted same sex attraction’

Three men with three very different stories and experiences of ex-gay, reparative or what has become known conversion therapy on the ABC’s Hungry Beast.

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.

You’ll also find a playlist of other relevant videos on Ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy on our YouTube channel CLICK HERE