(RNS) — The resurgence of ex-gay ministries, such as the new Changed platform, is a reminder that for a large segment of Christianity, the belief that homosexuality is a sin is pervasive and deeply ingrained.
We should celebrate the humility and courage it takes to say “I got that wrong.” But Christian leaders must ask how this situation might help them become more prudent in expressing their opinions going forward.
Once the leader of the nation’s most infamous ex-gay group, he now speaks out for love.
The White House calls for a ban on conversion therapy after a petition spurred by the suicide of Leelah Alcorn.
(RNS) With "ex-gay" ministries falling out of favor -- even by their biggest proponents -- many Christians are encouraging gays and lesbians to adopt a life of celibacy instead, without ever trying to change their sexual orientation.
(RNS) The one in four evangelicals who are largely ambivalent on the question of homosexuality won't necessarily be leading the charge for gay rights, but they're well known in their churches and what they say (or don't say) can have an impact.
Andrew Marin comments on the Christian debate over homosexuality in light of recent events.
(RNS) While Alan Chambers and Exodus International have taken the first and very critical steps in restorative justice, it is not clear how they can make reparations.
(RNS) The closing of the most prominent "ex-gay" group comes at a critical point for gay rights, as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to issue two potentially decisive rulings on gay marriage and public opinion shifts rapidly in favor of gay rights and even gay marriage.