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Author Besen, Wayne R.
Title Anything but Straight : Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth.
Imprint Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.

Author Besen, Wayne R.
Subject Ex-gay movement -- United States -- History.
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines.
Gays -- Pastoral counseling of -- United States -- History.
Gays -- Counseling of -- United States -- History.
Description 1 online resource (330 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ACT I: THE EX-GAY MINISTRIES; Candi's Bathroom Break; Undercover; A Trilogy of Tragedy; Founding Follies; The Propagandists; ACT II: REPARATIVE THERAPY; Historic Injustice; Nicolosi's Nonsense; Radical Richard; ACT III: THE POLITICS OF CONVERSION; The Puppeteers; Political Science; ACT IV: THE ENCORE; Future Follies and Failures; APPENDIX: RESOURCES; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Summary The real story behind "ex-gay" ministries and reparative therapy! Nationally known activist Wayne Besen spent four years examining the phenomenon of "ex-gay" ministries and reparative therapies--interviewing leaders, attending conferences, and visiting ministries undercover as he accumulated hundreds of hours of research. The result is Anything but Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth, a groundbreaking exposé of the controversial movement that's revered by independent religious groups and reviled by gay and lesbian organizations. The book presents a historical perspe.
ISBN 9781136326400 (electronic bk.)
1136326405 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 804661236
Additional Format Print version: Besen, Wayne. Anything but Straight : Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2012 9781560234456

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