Preying on Youth: 3rd Wave of “Ex-Gay” Activism


A report released today by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute reveals the ex-gay movement’s new tactic of targeting lesbian, gay and bisexual youth for “conversion-therapy” and “preventive” measures…

“It is morally repugnant and downright dangerous the way these extremists demonize young people and prey on the fears of parents through their so-called ex-gay programs,” said Matt Foreman, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. “This report exposes the extent to which these zealots will go, including reformulating their ex-gay snake oil at the expense of vulnerable children and young adults.”

You can download their press statement and the report here.
Hat tip to Point Foundation scholar Michelle Marzullo for e-mailing me this story.

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