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Oprah’s OWN To Air Video Of Survivors Of ‘Ex-Gay’ Group Confronting Exodus’ Alan Chambers

by David Badash on June 14, 2013

in News

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Oprah’s OWN will air a report next week showing survivors of Exodus International, the infamous “ex-gay” group, confronting its president, Alan Chambers.

“In a special episode, Lisa Ling is joined by a group of survivors of the condemned and damaging practice of ‘reparative therapy’ as they confront Alan Chambers,” the show’s website notes:

Chambers recently asked Ling to help orchestrate an opportunity in which he could formally apologize to those who felt deceived and defrauded by Exodus’ practices and to announce that the organization will cease to be an “ex gay” organization.

For almost 40 years, Exodus International claimed to offer a “cure” for homosexuality. Alan Chambers, the leader of Exodus, decided last year to stop endorsing the controversial practice of gay-reparative therapy. And now, he has a new message: an apology.

Here’s a preview video:

Sneak Peek: Lisa Ling’s Special Report – God & Gays

The show airs on OWN on Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 PM EDT.

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fefeeley412 June 14, 2013 at 3:03 pm

Oh wow…..

dakotahgeo June 20, 2013 at 10:16 am

Now THIS story I can handle quite nicely and applaud!

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