Friday, June 21, 2013

International Gay News Headlines (T25T-3)

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Exodus International was until recently the leading force in the "pray the gay away" movement.

New York Daily News

'Gay cure' ministry Exodus International to close
Los Angeles Times
Exodus International started in Anaheim 37 years ago as a small ministry to help those struggling to reconcile their homosexuality with the Bible's teachings. It grew into the leading practitioner of the controversial "gay cure" movement, with 260 ...
Exodus International, largest ex-gay ministry, shuts down, apologizes for ...New York Daily News
Exodus International: 'Gay Cure' Group Leader Shutting Down Ministry After ...ABC News
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Exodus International: From 'pray away the gay' to acceptance
Los Angeles Times
It's really worth watching the heartfelt speech that Alan Manning Chambers gave Wednesday as he announced the demise of Exodus International, the controversial Christian ministry founded 38 years ago in Anaheim to â€" as one often hears â€" "pray away ...


Exodus International says its anti-gay view was not 'biblical'
Los Angeles Times
Florida-based Exodus International announced it was closing its doors Wednesday night, a day after its President Alan Chambers apologized in a statement to members of the gay community for "years of undue judgment by the organization and the Christian ...

Outgoing President Michael Richardson has been credited with saving the organisation from 'oblivion', as Skot Barnett picks up the leadership reins at the Gay Auckland Business Association
A straight gay rights champion and civic leader who formed the group Heterosexuals Unafraid of Gays has died.
The American psychiatrist who wrote a heavily-criticised report for Family First about a number of safe sex websites has responded to by questioning whether â??gaysâ?? in New Zealand want to stay alive.
The British Museum has launched a new guide focusing on elements of LGBT history to tie in with the Pride in London festival.
The Disney Channel has announced that for the first time, one of its most popular shows is to include a same-sex couple, with a view to being "relevant to kids and families around the world".
A gay man from Middlesbrough who touched a female police officer’s bottom in a gay bar because he thought it was a joke has avoided a custodial sentence.


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