In 2012, then-Exodus President Alan Chambers decided to abandon the “ex-gay” industry. He said no one changes and it harms people. “It was the continual unwrapping of the bandages around my eyes. My [gay] feelings haven’t changed and nobody else’s feelings that I ever met have changed. It began to chip away my belief that […]
To the Dark Side and Back Gets Inside the Minds of Former Ex-Gay Leaders and Answers the Question: ‘Why Did They Do it?’ WASHINGTON – Truth Wins Out (TWO) released To the Dark Side and Back today, a new 110-page multi-media, interactive publication which features Executive Director Wayne Besen interviewing seven former “ex-gay” leaders. The […]
Randy Thomas is former Vice President of the now defunct Exodus International (1976-2013), which was the world’s largest “ex-gay” ministry before it shut down because no one was changing their sexual orientation from gay-to-straight. Today, he is out of the closet and going to “marry a dude.” In this video, he warns of the grave […]
Yvette Cantu Schneider worked as a policy analyst at the Family Research Council (1998-2001). She ran an ex-gay ministry in Virginia called “Grace Christian Fellowship and was a consultant for Fellowship of Christian Athletes (2001-2007). Yvette was a speaker at Focus on the Family’s “ex-gay” roadshow Love Won Out. She was the Director of Women’s […]
Many people have heard of “ex-gay” conversion therapy, but few actually know what it entails. While the leaders claim they have “changed”, their sexual behavior paints a different portrait. Conversion programs also preach bizarre ideas that are far outside mainstream psychology.