Today, a New Jersey judge ruled that so-called "ex-gay" programs can't represent that being LGBT is a disorder in marketing materials. This is a part of a lawsuit that "ex-gay" survivors and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) have against the Jewish "ex-gay" program, Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH).
Recent developments concerning so-called “ex-gay” programs will likely capture media attention. When reporting on this issue, it is absolutely critical that journalists provide audiences with the proper context for this discussion.
This week's Religion News Summary highlights the positive response of faith communities to the Transgender Day of Remembrance, the "Kill the Gays" bill in Uganda, and a proposed gay Muslim mosque in France.
He’bro founder Jayson Littman has exposed a rabidly anti-LGBT declaration, being passed around the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in secret.
A recent article in Heeb Magazine by He’bro founder Jayson Littman shines a light on JONAH, an “ex-gay” program aimed at Orthodox Jews.