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The Exodus from Homophobia

Exodus International, which billed itself as the oldest and largest Christian ministry dealing with homosexuality, has closed its doors and has apologized to homosexuals, acknowledging its mission had been hurtful and ignorant.

In a statement on their website, the president of the organization said he was part of a “system of ignorance” and in a statement on their website, said:

I am sorry for the pain and hurt that many of you have experienced. I am sorry some of you spent years working through the shame and guilt when your attractions didn’t change. I am sorry we promoted sexual orientation change efforts and reparative theories about sexual orientation that stigmatized parents.

I guess Christians are right — miracles do happen.



  1. Don wrote:

    Perhaps the driving force behind Exodus finally came to terms with his own sexuality?

    Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10:58 am | Permalink
  2. Scott David Daniels wrote:

    If you read his apology he says as much and more. I was so skeptical of him and his gang that I had to read it twice to believe it. Good on him for apologizing so publicly.

    Friday, June 21, 2013 at 11:08 am | Permalink
  3. PatriotSGT wrote:

    I really liked the part when he stated to the effect that God doesn’t want us to hate our neighbors. We are supposed to be tolerant if we follow his teachings and we have not been doing that.
    It took a while, but I guess they finally “saw the light”. It’s good to know all is not lost and people can learn to change and be more accepting. Good news story, for a change. Now if the rest of us can just follow suite.

    Friday, June 21, 2013 at 2:07 pm | Permalink