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Walking Between Worlds Seminar

By |2019-01-25T00:02:00+10:00September 28th, 2016|Categories: Event, LGBTI Therapy, Training|

Please register your interest for upcoming seminars HERE Calling all counsellors (youth, telephone, school) and social/health-care/youth/community/LGBTI workers, pastors, church leaders, chaplains and mental health professionals. #WalkingBetweenWorlds is a  specifically designed training program. In one day you can get an insider and in-depth view into the complexities, conflicts and challenges for LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, [...]

Sexual orientation change efforts within religious contexts

By |2019-01-03T17:23:31+10:00November 18th, 2015|Categories: Conversion therapy, LGBTI Therapy|Tags: |

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, [...]

Stages of Coming Out and Reconciling Our Sexual Identity

By |2019-01-03T17:24:40+10:00January 10th, 2015|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, LGBTI, LGBTI Therapy|Tags: |

  The process of coming out and resolving our sexuality is rarely simple. It is a process and a journey. There is no timetable either. I have worked with teens who have reached the final step of celebration and people in their 60's who have just arrived at stage 7.  The factors that thwart the [...]

I’m gay in a straight marriage – what about me and my partner

By |2019-01-03T17:25:06+10:00October 25th, 2014|Categories: LGBTI, LGBTI Therapy|Tags: |

Introduction A mixed orientation marriage (MOM) is where one partner is heterosexual and the other is same-sex-oriented (gay or lesbian) or bi-sexual. The situation we find ourselves in is not usually one of intentional deception. (In some cultures, families and geographical areas this may be different however, as it is a matter of survival). For [...]

Challenges for LGBTI people from Pentecostal/Charismatic backgrounds

By |2019-05-31T14:35:11+10:00August 12th, 2014|Categories: Church, Gay Christian, LGBTI Therapy|Tags: , , , |

Why is it so hard? Resolving the perceived conflict of faith and sexuality is a difficult path for most people from a traditional/conservative Christian culture. LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) people from Pentecostal or Charismatic backgrounds have specific needs to be addressed in order to resolve that internal conflict. LGBT people from Pentecostal and Charismatic [...]

Situational Heterosexuality

By |2019-01-03T17:34:34+10:00April 4th, 2010|Categories: Conversion therapy, LGBTI Therapy, Mixed Orientation Marriage|Tags: |

MARRIED EX-GAY = SITUATIONAL HETEROSEXUAL Situational heterosexuality is the most misunderstood concept in the ‘ex-gay’ and Christian worlds By Anthony Venn-Brown © 2010   INTRODUCTION ‘Situational heterosexual’ is a term I’ve used for several years to describe myself when people have asked how I could have been married for so many years and yet be [...]