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10/11/2012

Today: MN For Marriage hosts 'ex-gay' advocate Barb Anderson

by Jeremy Hooper

This is Barb Anderson:

-- Has suggested that "a lot" of gay teens have been sexually abused, which is why they are "sexually confused" and in need of "change":

-- A vocal supporter of the scientifically-discredited "ex-gay" movement:

-- Says Gay Straight Alliances "affirm sexual disorders"

-- Claims supportive young people are getting on a "train that is leading down a track that is going to be very harmful to them and their friends":

-- Claims the "ex-gay" movement deserves "equal time" in public school discussions:

-- Pushes Paul Cameron's widely discredited "research" to position homosexuality as "three times more dangerous than smoking":

-- Says "the greatest threat to our freedom and the health and well-being of our children is from this radical homosexual agenda that is just so pervasive" (end of clip):

-- Anderson's body of anti-LGBT work was the focus on a lengthy Rolling Stone article about the rash of LGBT suicides that have plagued her local community

Barb Anderson [GLAAD CAP]

So what does all of these myths about gays and their need to "change" earn Ms. Anderson? Why a plum role with the Minnesota For Marriage campaign, of course:

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[SOURCE: St John The Baptist Church Bulletin]

And on National Coming Out Day, no less. Makes you wonder what definition of "coming out" the Minnesota For Marriage campaign itself holds, considering the naked "ex-gay" advocacy of the campaign's official outreach voices!

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