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Anything but straight : unmasking the scandals and lies behind the ex-gay myth / Wayne R. Besen.

By: Besen, Wayne RMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York, NY : Harrington Park Press, ©2003. Description: xxi, 311 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 1560234458; 1560234466Subject(s): Ex-gay movement -- United States -- History | Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines | Gays -- Pastoral counseling of -- United States -- History | Gays -- Counseling of -- United States -- History | Ex-gay ministry | Religious homophobia | Gays and religion - Fundamentalism | Sexual politics | Exodus International | Sexual orientation therapy | Gay marriage debate | Homosexuality as disease - mental illness | Gays and psychoanalysis | Gays and reparative therapyDDC classification: 261.8/3577 LOC classification: BV4437.5 | .B47 2003Review: "Nationality recognized activist Wayne Besen spent four years examining the phenomenon of "ex-gay" ministries and reparative therapies - interviewing leaders, attending conferences, and visiting ministries undercover as he accumulated hundreds of hours of research. The result is this groundbreaking expose of the controversial movement that's revered by independent religious groups and reviled by gay and lesbian organizations. The book examines "ex-gay" groups such as Love in Action, Exodus International, Homosexuals Anonymous, and profiles a cast of characters that includes Pat Robertson, Rev. Jerry Falwell, "ex-gay" poster boy John Paulk, National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality activist Richard Cohen, and psychiatrist Dr. Robert Spitzer."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-297) and index.

"Nationality recognized activist Wayne Besen spent four years examining the phenomenon of "ex-gay" ministries and reparative therapies - interviewing leaders, attending conferences, and visiting ministries undercover as he accumulated hundreds of hours of research. The result is this groundbreaking expose of the controversial movement that's revered by independent religious groups and reviled by gay and lesbian organizations. The book examines "ex-gay" groups such as Love in Action, Exodus International, Homosexuals Anonymous, and profiles a cast of characters that includes Pat Robertson, Rev. Jerry Falwell, "ex-gay" poster boy John Paulk, National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality activist Richard Cohen, and psychiatrist Dr. Robert Spitzer."--BOOK JACKET.

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