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  1. These pigs need to understand that these attractions are only “unwanted” by these bigots. Of course, I mean “bigots” and “pigs” in only the nicest possible way….

    1. Yes indeed – these vile, obnoxious, odious and ignorant bigots need to shut up and do something useful.
      No offence intended in any way of course!

    2. I am sure you “did not mean to cause offence”

  2. Robert in S. Kensington 19 Jan 2012, 1:47pm

    About time our UK psychiatric organisations do what their American counterparts have done by discrediting ex-gay ministries as harmful and dangerous. They’re nothing more than scam artists preying on vulnerable, insecure people, some of whom end up taking their lives. These fraudulent schemes should be banned from the UK and those running them prosecuted fo endangering the welfare of the people they claim they can cure by praying the gay away.

    1. UK psychiatric/psychological associations ? and as one in five psychologists approve of gay cure techniques in this country, i think you have blind faith in that lot of charlatans peddling a quasi science .whom ,until relatively recently, also concluded homosexuality was a mental illness.

  3. We need to discredit these organizations who believe that being gay is worse than being a murderer or that it leads to polygamy and other things. We are not the boogeyman in the closet waiting to snatch innocent children

    We have friends, family, we are doctors, patients, nurses, butchers, factory workers, managers, accountants. We are everywhere

    . We are not the problem, how you see us IS the problem

    1. well said Terry

  4. Muslim extremists who teach their adherents that they must fight infidels and engage in holy war, are quite rightly monitored by the police. They are regarded as terrorists and therefore a danger to all of society.

    These christian nutters can equally be desribed as terrorists. They take vulnerable people and fill their heads with dangerous gibberish and set them standards and ideals which they will NEVER be able to live up to.

    They are dangerous and I want any christian fundamentalist who engages in ‘gay cure’ therapy to be treated as potentially very dangerous criminals.

    1. Galadriel1010 20 Jan 2012, 10:31am

      Changing Attitudes (a Church of England group) have reported them for hate crimes regarding the event in London. No word yet on whether it’ll go ahead, though.

  5. There is scientific evidence to show that conversion therapy is damaging – surely it is time for a test case under existing laws which would render conversion therapy illegal?

    1. Deeside Will 19 Jan 2012, 5:09pm

      I really don’t see how you could justify such interference with people’s liberty in a free, democratic society. People must be free to dabble in any kind of quackery that happens to take their fancy. Caveat emptor. But maximum publicity should be given to the fact that conversion therapy IS quackery, and it should certainly be illegal to practise it on anyone who is not a freely consenting adult.

  6. Deeside Will 19 Jan 2012, 4:54pm

    “Core Issues Trust …does offer support to individuals conflicted in religious and sexual identity within a specific ethical framework.”

    Which being interpreted is, “Core Issues Trust attempts to inflict psychological and spiritual abuse on those individuals by supporting and exacerbating such conflicts.”

  7. “But organisers of ‘The Lepers Among Us’ insist they did not mean to cause offence.”
    As I always say, if it ducks like a quack, it’s a quack.

  8. This fits http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7dQufOaqcU and remember even Jesus healed the “lepers”. Ex gay people are criminals and need to be arrested and brought up on charges of inhumanity to LGBT people and the ex people need to be stopped before they harm or kill another gay.

    1. this is scary as i was diagnosed bipolar though i live a perfectly normal life now on seroquel without it i guarantee i wouldnt be here im not questioning something that works for me. it took 4 years and about 8 different drugs until i tried seroquel

  9. There should also be a protest outside their London conference on Friday 27/01…

    1. Deeside Will 19 Jan 2012, 7:58pm

      Thank you. I have just signed it. I would urge everyone else to do likewise.

      1. Chris McCloy 19 Jan 2012, 8:34pm

        Please share the petition if at all possible. It would be great to reach 1000 signatures soon :)

        1. I signed.

  10. burningworm 19 Jan 2012, 6:40pm

    The Lepers Among Us sends a call to the Evangelical Church to stop treating believers who struggle with homosexual sin as lepers.

  11. Northern Ireland eh, the home of civilised progress and enlightenment.. Best to say no more.

    1. And when the conference arrives in London next week, that will render England the same then?
      Maybe best say no more..until at least you have something resembling intelligent to add.

  12. carrie baker 20 Jan 2012, 2:16am

    The nation must act on behalf of abusers in hate mongering religious occults, who are also the number one entity who has been arrested an sued for sex crimes the same hate mongering religions, of hippocracy, ted haggard and eddi long, and others, do yo mean these monsters of evil hippocrites who has been shined lights on as the pedephiles they are and the disgrace in everybodies face, you cannot count the number of bad wicked hate mongering pastors arrested for sex crimes and wife beatings and murder of wives and people in their churches to having raped and molested children in their occult religions, dirty people and dirty hands of evil , and hippocracy and lying to the races , trying to cover up the abuse and terrorism they have brought to this nations families the evils that has been brought to light, do you mean these parasites, who feed off of the poor to live lavished dope filled sex violent addicted pedephile lives, of hippocracy, from the archbishop to the diocese, to locals

  13. carrie baker 20 Jan 2012, 2:41am

    I can see the world in many places have been waking up to the hetersexual lies , hipocracy and evils , backed by their bigotry and abuses, look at newt gingrich , liar, bigot an racist, his own ex wives, and ex mistresses or rather sex conquests have been coming forward to tell of his sex addictions of abuse of women and womanizing, the evils a dirty old man, who mis treats women that a high profile doctor judy reported to the enquirer that newt gingrich need to be checked into a sex rehab before he actually hurt and rapes more women, he has a bad record of abuses of women just check his marriage hetesexual record, this is your bible carrying bad old boy from the south bad chacter mentality that still like to perpertrate and say his yet should want the people to elect a wicked bad husband and family man and an abuser of women, and the federal office before and made to resign along with telling the nations families he hates all thier famiiles who are gay, his own sister in law said

  14. carrie baker 20 Jan 2012, 2:48am

    Have you ever heard of a wicked people who where just plan jealous of good people and because the good people wanted to live happy free peaceful loving lives, with people they truly loved an care for rather than being beasts and savages lilke hetersexual racist an bigots, who want to beat their wives, rape them and their children then sex traffic them to other perverts an pedehle hetesexual disgraces, like them murder and asault others, and tear up every one esles peace because they simply are jealous and caloused a n cant stand to see good people gettting along and being good and romantic, and civilized and freindly rather than rapest and murders like the heterosexuals who like violent evil sex lives, sick and perverted abusers, an yet they defamate and lie about the gay communty , how pathetic do they really think the nation is that blind some have been brainwashed tho, and some are coming alilve and waking up , the rest of the world must take them down, and move forward the bigots

  15. carrie baker 20 Jan 2012, 2:55am

    Isnt it ironic that all the bigots and racists are under hidden light, stalking the gay community for sex, cruising the the neighborhoods for gay sex, and lying in the day time, obssessed and lusting after gay sex themselves, and lying until they are caught like philip hinkle senator and senator craig, who both should be removed for their abuses , isnt that ironic, isnt it ironic that you just cant keep the racist and bigots out of bedrooms and faces of the gay community , thier obsessed with the gay community, totally obssessed and possesed with demons, just the bigots, every body else has freinds and family that is gay and can leave peacefully and safely around them and others, with being sychos except hetersexual bigots and racist, foaming at the mouth every day, with rabies trying to bite an attack every gay person and a hetersexual person that has good sense and are act;ually humane, to give the rabies of hate poison like them to make the monsters and terrorist and abusers too

  16. carrie baker 20 Jan 2012, 3:02am

    Gay people know who they are even when they are young they no how they feel an who they are attracted in elementry, they mature and learn more about the likes an dislikes of their bodies an emotions, an they establish more clear cut stability some thru experiement and other just by sure feel, but you dont need therapy to tell you who you are are how you feel, dont forget idiots, that in therapy the victum tells the therapist ow they feel and what they want, and the therapist is to listen and be a sounding assembley of an ear, not to stigmatize and lie and deny and cause children to lie are to be confused about their own rheteric an versions of trumped up sermations of what they feel is going on in a body they they are not in nor a mind that they do not possess, an cannot even grasp, so they cannot give you any real rational anything just reteric on something they really dont no about nor understand , but really it simply is none of their damn business, they have much to do with themsel

  17. carrie baker 20 Jan 2012, 3:08am

    Hetersexual bigots are idiots and lunatics and sychos, Empty heads filled with pollutions and evils, of every thing they dable with they pollute and hurt and destroy, because of their own egos, arragance, deviances, twisted dangerous selves, no one in their right mind would want to be like bad hetersexuals, who abuse others , THEY PLAY DUMB AND ACT LIKE THEY DO NOT UNDERSTAND THAT THERE ARE SIMPLY MANY PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT ATTRACTED TO THEM INCLUDING PEOPLE INTHEIR OWN HETERSEXUAL RACE , MEN WHO ARE EGOTICAL AND DOGMATIC, CANT GET OVER THE FACT THAT THEIR ARE WOMEN THAT DONT WANT THEM AS LOVERS OR AS HUSBANDS AND DONT FIND THEM ATTRICTIVE, THEY REF;USE TO JUST FACE THAT FACT, THERAPY DOES NOT EVERY CHANGE THAT , JUST ASK MERIEDITH BAXTER, OF FIVE HUSBANDS SHE KNEW WASNT RIGHT FOR HER , TRYING TO FIT IN A GENDER THAT WASNT HER OWN, ITS DOES, NOT WORK , TWO OF THE WEATHIEST MAN AND WOMAN CAME OUT LAST YEAR, AND DIVORCED THEIR HETERSEXUAL PARTNERS, AN ANNOUNCED THEY WHERE BOTH GAY

  18. carrie baker 20 Jan 2012, 3:16am

    These hetersexual men an women that has been coming out has been by the masses, they have lived lies for so long in holly wood to washington dc. our president is bi sexual and has elected to marry a woman, so what, he had better not let the gay communtiy down who elected him in his positions, dont play a hippocrite, Oprah winphrey is bisexual an mostly gay, stop lying for others, prince charles bisexual , camillaa an maybe, little harry, people must start telling others, to kiss their assess, and that they had better get glasses, and take a look at their own lives of hetersexual disgust and terrors, you must love who you love with genuiness, if they love you back and they are adult or people your own age, lying to yourself an for others only causes depresion heartach and heart break living lies for who, the low down bigoted hetersexual are no better than you , you are the creme of goodness and should be proud, the bigoted hetersexuals are wicked wreteches with rottong calloused souls

  19. carrie baker 20 Jan 2012, 3:23am

    This is why the nation must have gay mentors of gay judges , attorneys , police and activist, to protect their families and thier commuityies and loved ones from hetersexua monsters, who are bigots, hate and malice must be put on trial, where it must lose, are the bench is corrupt, ist spite, its evil, its corrupt, it violates, devastates, interupts peace, starts wars , and violence, , shatters lives, stigmatizes, and murders and rapes, now to the people in the stands raise your hands an say what would you rather live by peace good gay familes who are safe and friendly, are these monster of evil and hate, who rape, murder, and terrorize your neighborhoods everyday the hetersexual man, raise your hands, now who is the leper, who is the real cancer, and desease of our nations, who is rapping your children and women, murdering them every single day, raise your hand if you dont know we will give you media , and news and power point , its hetero men not gay, this court is dismissed

    1. *sigh*

    2. Galadriel1010 20 Jan 2012, 10:34am

      Too long, didn’t read.

    3. Carrie, I just read the last line out of the 8 paragraphs. It makes absolutely no sense at all. Something about rapping to children and power point presentations. Are you an ex evangelical preacher?

    4. Carrie never interacts or responds to anyone’s comments, it’s just a big gush of scattergun ranting with no pauses for breath…maybe she/he finds it therapeutic.

  20. GingerlyColors 20 Jan 2012, 7:31am

    Do we think that we’ve had enough religious based troubles in Northern Ireland. Now that both sides have generally stopped hating each other doesn’t ,mean that they have to find new people to hate.

  21. The organisers of this event and practitioners of “ex-gay reparative type therapies” appear to have invented a very clumsy and complicated way to avoid having to deal with the realities of their own pathological homophobia.

  22. “We the undersigned believe the use of the term ‘lepers’ in this context to be inflammatory, homophobic and harmful.” … CORE does not use reparative / conversion therapy. Their conference is entirely voluntary for people that are conflicted about their religion and sexuality and includes people on their staff who have same sex attraction. And the `lepers` in the context of their conference is not name calling but rather challenging the churches to address the way they currently treat people as outcasts when in fact the church should be calling everyone to repentance and salvation.

    1. The very fact you assert we need “repentance and salvation” in the context of our sexuality belies your claim that this is not a loaded issue for you.
      About as convincing as the old “hate the sin, love the sinner” canard.

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