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Anything but straight : unmasking the scandals and lies behind the ex-gay myth

Author: Wayne R Besen
Publisher: New York : Harrington Park Press, ©2003.
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A gay rights activist examines the phenomenon of the "ex-gay" ministries and reparative therapies, interviewing leaders, attending conferences, and visiting ministries undercover. The resulting book argues that gay "conversion" is a sham, while exposing a variety of myths and stereotypes about gay life.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Besen, Wayne R.
Anything but straight.
New York : Harrington Park Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607053199
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne R Besen
ISBN: 1560234458 9781560234456 1560234466 9781560234463
OCLC Number: 50583456
Description: xxi, 311 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Candi's bathroom break --
Undercover --
A trilogy of tragedy --
Founding follies --
The propogandists --
Historic injustice --
Nicolosi's nonsense --
Radical Richard --
The puppeteers --
Political science --
Future follies and failures.
Responsibility: Wayne R. Besen.
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Exposes unscientific research, false statistics, and unsuccessful results, debunking the outrageous claims of those using the ex-gay movement and reparative therapy to raise money for fundamentallist  Read more...

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"A Groundbreaking Book ... Incredibly Informative Yet Wildly Entertaining. The pages burst with tantalizing facts, amusing anecdotes and fascinating revelations that shatter the ex-gay charade."

 
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