John Paulk was the former poster boy for the so-called "ex-gay" movement, but in 2012, he came out and renounced their involvement with the movement. Now he is appearing as a contestant on Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen.
Members of GLAAD's News Team met with reporters and editors at Newsweek to talk about transgender news coverage, LGBT story ideas, and information on issues facing transgender people.
Last week, Newsweek published two full-length stories on the so-called "ex-gay" movement's decline onehighlighted former "ex-gay" activist, John Paulk, while another told the story of Mathew Shurka, who went through attempts to change his sexual orientation, and is now a vocal critic of the dangerous practice.
Snapshots: LGBT Latino community, rallying for imprisoned trans teen, training about TRUVADA, and more
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A great article on newsweek.com quotes Monica Trasandes, Director of Spanish-language media at GLAAD, as she discusses the impact of Spanish-language media on Latino LGBTQ communities and their families.
Newsweek's co-owner thinks strong support for so-called "ex-gay" therapy isn't relevant to the magazine
Jonathan Davis has said that an "ex-gay" activist's work "cuts like a hot knife through a buttery block of lies"
Kristin Chenoweth is a friend and ally to the LGBT community because of her Christian faith, not despite it.