SPLC Has Won the Battle But Not the War with Guilty Verdict in JONAH Trial

Jun 30, 2015 by

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Jurors for the David vs. Goliath trial between Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH) and the Southern Poverty Law Center deliberated for three hours today and found JONAH and its leaders guilty on several counts of consumer fraud for therapy efforts to help those with unwanted same-sex attractions. Licensed professional counselor Christopher Doyle, a leader in the #TherapyEquality movement of Equality And Justice For All (www.equalityandjusticeforall.org) and a...

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UK study shows massive surge in deadly STDs among gay men

Jun 26, 2015 by

By Lisa Bourne, LifeSite: A steep jump in cases of two deadly sexually transmitted diseases in the UK has been found among homosexual men, a new study says. Figures from the Public Health England (PHE) indicate the increase in cases of syphilis and gonorrhea among homosexual males rose considerably higher than that of the general population, prompting health experts to say the problem must be a public health priority and that this is likely just “the tip of the iceberg.” While the study showed...

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Quick Verdict In The Case Against Ex-Gay Therapy

Jun 25, 2015 by

By Zack Ford, Think Progress: After three weeks of trial, a New Jersey jury reached a quick verdict in the case against JONAH, a Jewish ex-gay organization sued under the state’s consumer fraud laws. The jury unanimouslyfound against JONAH on all counts, meaning it will have to pay upwards of $25,000 in damages to the clients and their families for undergoing ex-gay therapy. The verdict is a big loss for the ex-gay therapy movement. Though JONAH was not permitted to present “expert” testimony...

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SPLC’s case against reparative therapy comes under fire under cross-examination

Jun 23, 2015 by

By Dustin Siggins, LifeSite: Not everyone who went through reparative therapy suffered, contrary to a lawsuit filed in a New Jersey court by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). SPLC, which regularly brands groups that support marriage “hate groups,” used the Consumer Fraud Act to bring a case against Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH) in 2012. According to a SPLC spokesperson cited on its website, “this case is about exposing the lie that LGBT people are...

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Hotel Homosexuality: yes, you can check out, and leave

Jun 17, 2015 by

By Christopher Doyle, Conjugality: Leaving the homosexual lifestyle, becoming ex-gay, overcoming same-sex attractions – whatever you call it – seems to be the only unacceptable behaviour on the sexuality spectrum these days. MercatorNet asked Christopher Doyle, a Washington based professional counsellor and former homosexual, about belonging to an oppressed minority group in an era of sexual liberation. Q: Could we first be clear about the term “ex-gay”: does it refer to people (men and women)...

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Another cover-up of gay abusers

Jun 16, 2015 by

By Bill Donohue, Catholic League: Bill Donohue comments on the resignation of St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt: Both the New York Times and AP reported today that Archbishop Nienstedt protected a pedophile priest, Curtis Wehmeyer. But Wehmeyer is not a pedophile: as with almost all molesting priests—more than 80 percent of them—he is a homosexual. In 2010, Wehmeyer molested two postpubescent boys, 12 and 14, though it wasn’t until 2012 that the mother of the abused boys told...

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