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"Ex-Gay" Fraud Invades Chicagoland

GLN permalink posted July 10, 2009

Exodus International -- which says it uses Christianity to "cure" people of homosexuality -- is holding its big annual convention next Tuesday in the Chicago suburb of Wheaton, IL.

Exodus International's attempts to "change" LGBTQ people are psychiatric quackery. Every major, relevant professional association has denounced their efforts as potentially very damaging to the very people they claim to "help."

They say they "love" us, yet their fake attempts to change LGBTQ people into "ex-gays" is rooted in their hatred of us. They oppose all of our civil rights – equal employment, housing and access to public accommodations, and one of their board members even traveled to Uganda recently to endorse a vicious law which makes gay sex punishable by life imprisonment.

Besides GLN, DuPage NOW and the Stonewall Association also will be mobilizing for the protest. Please join us:

6:30 PM Tuesday, July 14
500 College Street, Wheaton, Illinois

For those coming from Chicago, we'll be taking a commuter train as a group out to the protest.

To join us, meet at the Ogilvie Transportation Center, 500 W. Madison Street, to take the Metra Union Pacific West Line to Wheaton. Assemble on the second floor of the Ogilvie Transportation Center at 5:10 PM sharp, Tuesday on the 2nd floor. Just go up the escalators in the lobby and look for the rainbow flag. Cell phone contact is 773.209.1187

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