From Gay to Gospel: The Fascinating Story of Becket Cook

Aug 28, 2019 by

from The Gospel Coalition: Ten years ago, Becket Cook was a gay man in Hollywood who had achieved great success as a set designer in the fashion industry. He worked with stars and supermodels, from Natalie Portman to Claudia Schiffer, traveling the world to design photo shoots for the likes of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. He attended award shows and parties at the homes of Paris Hilton and Prince. He spent summers swimming in Drew Barrymore’s pool. A decade later, Cook has moved on from that...

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The truth about so-called ‘conversion therapy’

Jul 10, 2019 by

by Michael Brown, LifeSite: In light of the latest attack on sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE), namely, Amazon’s banning of books on the subject, we do well to separate fact from fiction. Are these change efforts really so dangerous? Should they be banned and even criminalized? According to the critics, “conversion therapy” is dangerous and harmful because it tries to change something that cannot be changed, akin to trying to change a lefthanded person into a righthanded person. In...

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Fifty years after the Stonewall riots, what the LGBTQI+ movement needs is less pride and more humility

Jul 1, 2019 by

by James Parker, MercatorNet: A former gay activist reflects on half a century of change. Fifty years ago gay, lesbians and cross-dressers fought back when police raided a seedy bar in New York, the Stonewall Inn. The ensuing riot lasted for a couple of days. It was the opening shot in the gay liberation movement and over the years has acquired an almost mythological status. This weekend, “pride” events will be celebrated across the world. I became a gay activist 20 years after the Stonewall...

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Education Sector damaged by ‘conversion therapy’ research

Jun 15, 2019 by

by Carys Moseley, Christian Concern: This year, the Government Equalities Office launched new research into “the effects of conversion therapy in the UK”, asking LGBT activist Adam Jowett from Coventry University to recruit people to interview. Following criticism over how he was conducting the research, Carys Moseley now comments on how this government study presents an “ethical, moral and legal dilemma.” In May 2019, the Government Equalities Office (GEO) announced that as part of the...

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Signs and wonders in our midst: the transformed lives of former LGBT people

Jun 3, 2019 by

by Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite: The “straight” world — shorthand for those who do not identify as LGBT — has bought into lies asserting the normalcy of homosexuality, transgenderism, and the redefinition of marriage to such an extent that disagreeing with the new LGBT dogma is no longer just a violation of “political correctness” but is increasingly criminal. To not honor sodomy is seen as perverse, and to seek to prevent the mutilation of the sexual organs of your children is deemed...

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200 ex-LGBT men, women rally to show freedom they’ve found in following Jesus

May 28, 2019 by

by Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite: Ex-homosexual and ex-transgender men and women from around the country descended upon the Nation’s Capital this weekend for the Second Annual ‘Freedom March’ where they proclaimed the freedom they’ve found in abandoning homosexual and transgender practices. “Look at this!  This is Amazing!  They say we don’t exist!” declared author and documentary producer M.J. Nixon, a March co-founder, as many gathered for a group picture.  About 200 participated this...

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