Ex-Gay Pastor Charged With Sexual Ass...

Ex-Gay Pastor Charged With Sexual Assault

There are 13 comments on the Advocate story from Nov 9, 2012, titled Ex-Gay Pastor Charged With Sexual Assault. In it, Advocate reports that:

A Minnesota pastor who participated in an "ex-gay" ministry that tries to "pray away the gay" has been charged with sexually assaulting two men he was counseling, reports the Star Tribune .

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“Unconvinced”

Since: Nov 09

Seattle, WA

#1 Nov 9, 2012
As shocking as a triple-A battery.
Leftatalbuquerqu e

Toronto, Canada

#2 Nov 9, 2012
How denying sex ever became equated with "holiness" is beyond me. Too many unwanted pregnancies, I guess.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#5 Nov 9, 2012
BAM !
Donate2NOM

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Nov 9, 2012
"Ex gay".
Typical.
Queers like to be around kids.

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#7 Nov 10, 2012
Donate2NOM wrote:
"Ex gay".
Typical.
Queers like to be around kids.
Kids weren't involved, of course. But this guy is EXACTLY the sort of person that NOM supports.

And you send donations?
Daughter of the Firmament

Minneapolis, MN

#8 Nov 27, 2012
How the hell do you become an "ex-gay"? I thought being gay was not a choice!

“ reality, what a concept”

Since: Nov 07

this one

#9 Nov 27, 2012
Daughter of the Firmament wrote:
How the hell do you become an "ex-gay"? I thought being gay was not a choice!
It isn't a choice, it never has been, but that hasn't stopped people from trying to "cure" it. They've been at it for centuries. The lengths that some people have gone to in order to solve the so-called "homosexual problem" are pretty freaking scary and the medical/psychological fields haven't been all that innocent in this. In the past they have tried electro-shock, lobotomies, aversion therapy, drug therapies, hormone therapies, institutionalization and even corrective rape. None of it really worked and did more harm than good. Today's therapies are not quite as barbaric, just a little odd and harmful. Most of it is trying to talk and/or pray the homosexuality out of you, but there is also some pretty creepy forms of "touch" and "cuddle" therapy going on (something the good pastor apparently thought he'd try, oops) as well as rage therapy where you beat up effigies of your offending parent with a tennis racket for f*cking you up. What is known collectively about all of these therapies is that they all are spectacularly ineffective. Even if they have ever created functioning opposite attractions in someone who previously had none AND eliminated the same sex attractions which had previously occupied that space (there is no proof that this has ever happened, not even once) they are so rarely ever to do this, they shouldn't be allowed to try at all, because of the damage that is wreaked on those for whom this is bound to fail.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#10 Nov 27, 2012
EdmondWA wrote:
As shocking as a triple-A battery.
LOL
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#11 Nov 27, 2012
Daughter of the Firmament wrote:
How the hell do you become an "ex-gay"? I thought being gay was not a choice!
'ex-gay' is a fantasy practiced by bisexual neo-KKK extremists for fun and profit
.
This is their leader
http://www.lgbtqnation.com/wp-content/uploads...
.
He is available to babysit your kids while you're touring Uganda

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#12 Nov 27, 2012
Rainbow Kid wrote:
<quoted text>
'ex-gay' is a fantasy practiced by bisexual neo-KKK extremists for fun and profit
.
This is their leader
http://www.lgbtqnation.com/wp-content/uploads...
.
He is available to babysit your kids while you're touring Uganda
LOL

I agree.

Nobody should pay attention to these nuts.
knowit

Phoenix, AZ

#13 Mar 21, 2013
Pastor lee mcfarland radiant church is a sexual predator!
Pastor Lee McFarland

Rio Rancho, NM

#14 Jul 27, 2013
This is a very dear friend of mine. I wanna see the proof-all of it. The proof is in the pudding . 3 dragon snaps to support my dear friend!
BrianM

Indianapolis, IN

#15 Mar 10, 2014
Seems weird?

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