Posts Tagged ‘PFOX’

Fun With Ex-Gay Press Releases

"Remnant International Public Relations Division" must have heard that I'm hot on the "ex-gay" beat now. R.I.P. relations (ouch) just sent me a press release offering up Cornelius Williams, author of "Transition: From Homosexual to Preacher," for an interview. (Sorry, PFOX: This ex-gay is based in Chicago). Unfortunately, I am ill-equipped to provide [...]

Do You Know Any Ex-Gays? PFOX Doesn’t, Either

If you do, pick up the phone right now and CALL ME (202-332-2100). If you don't, read my cover story this week on why a dearth of local ex-gays poses a logistical problem for the area's biggest ex-gay advocacy organization. BONUS: A discussion of fun new sexual orientation term, "everstraight"!
Illustration by Robert Ullman

“Ex-Gays” Protected Under D.C. Human Rights Act, Judge Rules

A Virginia "ex-gay" group won a small victory alongside a big defeat in D.C. Superior Court this summer.
In 2002, Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX) applied for an exhibit booth at the National Education Association's annual convention, "Expo 2002." PFOX submitted an application, signed a deposit check, and prepared its exhibit: an educational display, it [...]

Ex-Gays Not Sure What “Lawsuit” Means

A group of ex-gays—people who claim they were once gay, but have turned straight—are now also claiming they've been snubbed by the D.C. Office of Human Rights, The Blade's Lou Chibarro, Jr. reports:
Parents & [...]