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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Undercover in a gay conversion camp

By | 2016-11-08T01:48:25+00:00 June 2nd, 2015|Categories: News article|Tags: , |

Undercover in a gay conversion camp Published in the Australian Womens Weekly written by Clair Weaver Jun 1, 2015 Across Australia, religious groups are offering to help gays and lesbians overcome same-sex attraction. Clair Weaver goes undercover to find out what’s going on. HANDS in the air, eyes to the sky and bodies swaying to [...]

Online Ex-Gay Sites Should be Shut Down

By | 2016-11-08T01:48:26+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article|Tags: |

Gay conversion therapy still thriving online despite condemnation of ex-gay ministries by Rohan Smith May 28, 2015 on News.com.au A WEBSITE that pushes the “gay cure” message led a young Australian to the brink of suicide.What’s more frightening is that the same message is still being pushed online and was once available to users via [...]

Survivors tell their horror stories of ex-gay/conversion therapy treatments in Australia

By | 2017-05-28T01:58:30+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article|Tags: , , , |

Survivors tell their horror stories of ex-gay therapy treatments in Australia By Rohan Smith Published News.com.au May 19, 2015 SOME were starved and forced into exorcisms, others were banned from masturbating and brainwashed into believing they could “pray the gay away”. The bizarre, humiliating, deadly “treatments” some gay Australians were subjected to by so-called “ex-gay” [...]

Gay conversion therapy began in Australia

By | 2016-11-08T01:48:26+00:00 April 14th, 2015|Categories: Media release|Tags: |

Gay conversion therapy was not an American evangelical import into Australia as has been assumed. With the focus on recent developments in the United States, such as individual states banning ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapies and President Obama also calling for the practice to be banned many people believe the concept to be an American invention. Conversion therapy [...]

Has Australian Ex-gay become Gay Christian with a Twist?

By | 2017-06-26T12:37:36+00:00 March 9th, 2015|Categories: Conversion therapy|Tags: , , |

      In a surprising move, one of Australia's remaining ex-gay/reparative/conversion organisations, Liberty Christian Ministries (LCM) has invited a gay Christian, Dr Wesley Hill, to speak at their conference this  week. LCM is a part of Exodus Global Alliance, which has continued to preach 'freedom from homosexuality' message even after Exodus International admitted that people don't change their orientation [...]