RECENT  POSTS:  » Audio: Will you please stop 'attacking' NOM president for saying your sexual orientation, family are 'disordered'? » Video: Mike Huckabee, Republican candidate for increased book sells, vows to defy pro-equality SCOTUS ruling » Reliably tacky NOM turns Memorial Day into day of anti-gay politicking » Ireland: Not only a practical win, but also another tremendous psychological shift » Hillary Clinton campaign honors Harvey Milk, LGBTQ rights » You don't have to pounce on every less-than-pro-gay retailer, anti-gay conservatives! » Video: Tony Perkins tells pastors they 'may have five years' before being 'dragged kicking and screaming from your church' » What to even say about Josh Duggar? » GOP prez candidates lining up for NOM-sponsored event in Iowa » Video: Ted Cruz tells viciously anti-gay Family Research Council he's got their back on anti-gay discrimination  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

12/09/2011

Evangelical 'World' blesses 'ex-gay' star with Daniel; Play considered too farcical for a Tony

by Jeremy Hooper

For its December issue, prominent Christian magazine World has chosen "ex-gay" advocate Alan Chambers for its "Daniel of The Year" award (which they describe as "one Christian from the millions around the world who have put their faith in God and gained the strength to stand up against ungodly trends"):

2011-12-17C-1
2011 Daniel of the Year: Alan Chambers: Change we can believe in [World magazine]

From all reports, Exodus is bleeding money. All of credible science rejects so-called "ex-gay" therapy. Polling on the subject also shows the American public rejecting the idea. The vast majority of "former homosexuals" admit that they are really just celibate, while others (including Alan) admit that they are still "tempted" by the same sex. Many walk away and become vocal opponents of the bizarre tactics they encountered. Oh, and of course there are the deep and obvious dangers that these kinds of programs, which purposely seek out scared and vulnerable parents, pose to the emotional young LGBT person who doesn't understand why the "cure" is not working on him or her.

And this is what the evangelical world honors as a year's best accomplishment? What, were there no good Jesus-in-food sightings this year?

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails