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Small Conversions, Big Victories

By |2018-03-24T01:19:33+00:00September 23rd, 2017|Categories: General, News article|

Small Conversions, Big Victories by John Corvino First published at 365gay.com on July 9, 2007 If I were the religious type, I might be preparing for Armageddon right now. You see, last weekend my partner Mark and I drove out to his parents' house to help with yard work. This in itself would be unremarkable [...]

Who invented the word homophobia and why

By |2018-03-24T01:20:14+00:00March 25th, 2017|Categories: General, LGBTI, News article|Tags: |

How Homophobia Became a Word BY DR. GEORGE WEINBERG May of 1965. A small group of daring revolutionaries rented the auditorium of the Barbizon Hotel in Midtown Manhattan for a meeting of the East Coast Homophile Organization —a name that does not resonate today –– but the group was one that changed the course of [...]

“Doctor, Am I Gay?” A Primer on Sexual Identities

By |2019-01-03T17:20:45+00:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: LGBTI, LGBTI Therapy, News article|

“Doctor, Am I Gay?” A Primer on Sexual Identities Psychiatric Times October 28, 2016 | Gender Issues, Cultural Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Social Behavior By Jack Drescher, MD It is not unusual for patients to seek consultation with psychiatrists and other mental health professionals with questions about their sexuality. These questions can arise irrespective of age, gender, [...]

Time Magazine Cover Story 1969: The Homosexual In America

By |2018-03-24T01:21:43+00:00October 31st, 2016|Categories: LGBTI, News article|Tags: |

  1969 Time Magazine Cover Story The Homosexual In America by David Badash on October 31, 2011 A controversial Time Magazine cover story, “The Homosexual In America,”, (October 31, 1969,) stated that greater tolerance of homosexuals might lead to less of them, as society would become less strident about what constitutes manliness. The piece also asked, “Is [...]

‘Welcoming, but not affirming’: being gay and Christian

By |2018-03-24T01:22:30+00:00August 31st, 2016|Categories: Church, Gay Christian, News article|Tags: , |

‘Welcoming, but not affirming’: being gay and Christian August 30, 2016 1.11pm AEST on The Conversation Author Mark Jennings   Lecturer in Religious Studies, Murdoch University It may seem like LGBT people and conservative Christians inhabit two different worlds. But with 40% of same sex couples in Australia identifying as Christian, LGBT people are likely to [...]

REPORT: Half of LGB Americans Identify As Christian

By |2018-03-24T01:23:17+00:00May 14th, 2015|Categories: News article|Tags: |

REPORT: Half of LGB Americans Identify As Christian By Eliel Cruz Originally published on Advocate.com May 12 2015 7:10 PM ET More LGB Americans consider themselves Christian than ever before. In a new Pew Research Center report, 48 percent of LGB Americans identify as Christian, up from 42 percent in 2013. The statistic contrasts the [...]

Homophobia and/or Heterosexism – knowing the difference

By |2018-03-24T01:23:50+00:00June 10th, 2014|Categories: General, LGBTI, News article|Tags: |

Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). It can be expressed as antipathy, contempt, prejudice, aversion, or hatred, may be based on irrational fear, and is sometimes related to religious beliefs. Homophobia is observable in critical [...]

Ex-gay/reparative./conversion therapy – it didn’t work….sorry

By |2018-05-08T08:31:09+00:00May 4th, 2014|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article|Tags: , , , |

Ex-Ex-Gay Pride By Zoë Schlanger and Elijah Wolfson Filed: 5/1/14 at 11:36 AM | Updated: 5/2/14 at 11:34 AM   From the August 17, 1998 issue of Newsweek. Photo at left by Chris Buck. Newsweek On a Tuesday evening nearly 14 years ago, John Paulk walked into a gay bar in Washington, D.C. At another time [...]