From: Lisa Salazar
Date: March 23, 2011 10:53:00 AM PDT
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Your Premise that gay behavior is learned is ludicrous
Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, M.D
Perhaps you should read what Exodus International, one of David Bahati's and Stephen Buturo's sources of inspiration, has to say.
“In no way shape or form is our message about trying to cure or do we try to promote that type of methodology or message” Jeff Buchanan, Exodus International’s Senior Director of Church Equipping & Student Ministries, to The Christian Post.
Dr. Jallen Rix, co-facilitator ofBeyond Ex-Gay and author of the book Ex-Gay No Way: Survival and Recovery from Religious Abuse has this to say:
“Cured,” “healed,” “changed,” “heterosexually challenged,” — There’s no end to the lingo ex-gay leadership (Exodus) coi…
My response to this week's "Pray The Gay Away?" episode
from "Our America with Lisa Ling"
The sentiment "God has better for you," which was repeated often by the ex-gay side is disingenuous, and cruel at best. God may have had better for all of us in the beginning, but we now live in a broken world. People are born missing limbs, blind, with holes in the heart, underdeveloped spinal chords, deaf, with syndromes that are incurable and brains that will never function the way God originally intended. In the past, these conditions were regarded as a curse and as evidence of sin and deemed to make the person unclean and unequal by some cultures, and babies were allowed to die. In very recent history, in rural China, where if the firstborn was not a boy, newborn baby girls were placed in a boiling pot of water and a lid place over it to indicate a child had not been born. None of these children ever chose to be born with missing parts or irreparable bodies. …