Brian's changed: National Organization For Marriage prez dabbled in 'ex-gay' lifestyle
Nowadays, National Organization For Marriage president Brian Brown is way too politically savvy to encourage gays into scientifically discredited "ex-gay" change. But that wasn't always the case. Back when Brian was heading up the Family Institute of Connecticut and the national interest was much more lacking on the subject, a less public version of Brian was all about helping parents "prevent your child from embracing this destructive way of life":
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Family Institute of CT (archive)
What do we hear from NOM all the time? False victimization. Charges that Brian and crew will be unfairly labeled "bigots." An attempt to flip the script to make the anti-LGBT crowd seem like the sympathetic figures.
But here we have it, almost five years ago to the date: Brian ignoring a preponderance of credible science to say that gays can and should pray away the gay. When it comes to Brian's career in LGBT politics, somehow we're having a hard time feeling sorry for whatever historical meme might take hold.
***UPDATE: Whoa, wow -- now NOM is risking political capital on "ex-gay" defense: NOM on 'ex-gay' group: Merely 'helping gay people lead Christian lives' [G-A-Y]
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