Posts Tagged ‘PFOX’

PFOX Ex-Gay In Search of Breathing Female

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When NOM's mandatory heterosexuality tour stopped by Newark on Tuesday, Parents & Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX) leader Greg Quinlan was on-hand to present the ex-gay position on heterosexual marriage: Desperate! "If you know of anybody, send them my way," said Quinlan, who is totally straight now (and divorced). "I live right here in Roxbury [...]

PFOX Demands Elena Kagan Out Herself as “Ex-Gay”

People who actually identify their sexual orientation as "ex-gay" are a rare breed, but Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX) nevertheless manages to ferret out former homosexuals everywhere. Take the organization's most recent mission: For Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan to out herself as used-to-be gay. Here's the pitch, from self-identified ex-gay Greg Quinlan:

PFOX: Failing to Appreciate Ex-Gays Is “Discrimination”

"Is the mayor saying that ex-gays who apply for ceremonial certificates or D.C. government jobs will be refused because of their sexual orientation?" -Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX), on the admission from Mayor Adrian Fenty's office that a certificate "appreciating" PFOX was a "staff error."

Adrian Fenty Mistakenly Appreciates Ex-Gays

Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays (PFOX), everyone's favorite advocacy group for the oppressed minority that wasn't, hasn't just been successful at inventing new sexual orientations. Now, PFOX has also managed to secure the "appreciation" of people who don't actually appreciate them—like District Mayor Adrian Fenty.

“Ex-Gays” Search In Vain for “Gay Center of the Brain”

Last week, Montgomery County high schoolers brought home an extra special science lesson with their report cards: A flier from Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX) informing parents that their gay kids don't have to stay that way.

Parent Files Complaint Against Gay Teacher Over “Child’s Sense of Innocence”

Innocence: Once a gay guinea pig takes it away, only complaining to the D.C. government will get it back.
Margaret C. Hemenway, identifying herself as a D.C. Public Schools parent, claims to have filed a complaint with Chancellor Michelle Rhee over her seven-year-old child's "sense of innocence." At what exact moment was the first-grader's innocence whisked [...]

Anti-Gay Activists Putting “Gay” In Scare Quotes Now

J. Matt Barber, board member of Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays, has no problem with being gay. Being "gay," on the other hand, is a serious cause for concern.

PFOX Stages More Ex-Gay County Fair Shenanigans!

Every summer,the Arlington County fair serves up pony rides, minor reality television stars, and if you're lucky, a good old dust-up involving members of the local ex-gay lobby.
In 2007, Parents & Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX) volunteer David Elliott claimed that he was assaulted at the fair's ex-gay booth by an unidentified gay man. [...]

Ex-Gay Group Calls Hate Crime Laws “Anti-Ex-Gay”

Remember Parents & Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX), that rag-tag group of heterosexual activists that just can't seem to find many "ex-gay" people to advocate for? Last we heard from PFOX, the group was celebrating a court decision which said that "ex-gays"—people who were once gay, but are now totally heterosexual—should be covered under [...]

PFOX Explains Why It Can’t Find More Ex-Gays

Virginia's leading ex-gay advocacy group, Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX), has had trouble recruiting ex-gays to its cause. In a PFOX blog post published on Tuesday, the group attempts to explain why.
Quoting liberally from Neil Whitehead's book, "My Genes Made Me Do It!," PFOX argues that there are plenty of "ex-gays" living [...]

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