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Alan Chambers interview – the final hours of Exodus

By |2017-07-08T00:09:09+11:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Audio, Conversion therapy|Tags: , , |

The final Exodus conference was coming to a close and Alan Chambers had promised me an interview. I'd already been bumped back several times as every conceivable media outlet had their piece of Alan over the last four days. The term "media frenzy" comes to mind. Most of the leading newspapers around the world and TV networks [...]

Conversion Therapy – does it work?

By |2017-05-02T23:19:16+11:00March 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, [...]

Survivors tell their horror stories of ex-gay/conversion therapy treatments in Australia (News.com.au)

By |2018-10-14T14:19:46+11:00May 19th, 2015|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|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” [...]

What do you REALLY think about ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy leaders and organisations

By |2016-11-08T01:49:22+11:00June 9th, 2014|Categories: Conversion therapy|Tags: , , , |

I have been monitoring ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy leaders,organisations and activities for nearly two decades. I've seen, heard and experienced a lot in that time. Do people get help from ex-gay/reparative/conversion ministries? Has anyone suicided because of an ex-gay/reparative/conversion program? What is your attitude towards 'former' homosexuals who get married? Why are you so committed to seeing [...]

Australia’s anti-gay churches shift focus to Asia Pacific (Saturday Paper)

By |2018-10-14T14:04:08+11:00April 19th, 2014|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|Tags: , , |

Australia’s anti-gay churches shift focus to Asia Pacific April 19 – 25, 2014 Issue 8 By Luke Williams This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Apr 19, 2014 as "Exporting anti-gay churches” The little group met last Saturday at Ramsgate Community Church, on the southern flank of Sydney. [...]

Vigil honours victims of gay conversion therapy (City News)

By |2018-10-14T14:01:57+11:00April 17th, 2014|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|Tags: , , |

Vigil honours victims of gay therapy Posted April 17, 2014 by Staff Writer & filed under City News. By Declan Gooch On a drizzly Saturday night, as the city’s party hotspots cranked into gear, a small group of people sat silent inside Oxford Street’s Stonewall Hotel to remember those traumatised by so-called gay conversion therapy. [...]

Living Waters Australia to Close

By |2018-03-22T06:30:48+11:00March 18th, 2014|Categories: Conversion therapy|Tags: , , , |

Living Waters Australia (LWA), one of the foremost and longest running ex-gay/conversion therapy programs in this country will cease operations next month. Ron Brookman, the Australian director, gave several reasons for his decision in a newsletter to followers last week.  Many in the gay community are applauding this move as this means only a handful [...]

Australian conversion therapy ministry appoints new leader….but

By |2016-11-08T01:49:23+11:00December 31st, 2013|Categories: Conversion therapy|Tags: , , , , |

One of the few remaining ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy organisations in Australia has announced the appointment of a new leader after the resignation of Haydn Sennitt last year. The December newsletter reads: "The Liberty Committee is excited to announce that Allan Starr has been appointed as our new part-time Pastoral Worker. He will begin with us in [...]

‘Gay cure’ therapy will continue ….(to disappear)”

By |2017-06-26T18:35:12+11:00July 5th, 2013|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , |

Recent mainstream media reports about the closing down of world's leading 'gay cure' organisation, Exodus International, and its impact on Australia have been misleading claims Anthony Venn-Brown. The Sydney Morning Herald's headline, which went out to hundreds of Fairfax outlets, read 'Gay cure' therapy will continue is lacking two more words says Venn-Brown "it should [...]