Exodus President Admits Ex-Gays Don’t Change Their Orientation

Alan Chambers, president of the ex-gay umbrella organization Exodus International, admitted this weekend that so-called “ex-gays” do not in fact change their sexual orientation. At an impromptu panel at the Gay Christian Network’s annual conference, Chambers told the audience that “the majority of people that I have met, and I would say the majority meaning 99.9 percent of them, have not experienced a change in their orientation… The vast majority of people that I know do still experience some level of same-sex attraction.” Rumors have been circulating that Exodus might be trying to rebrand itself to sound less anti-gay, but Chambers’ surprisingly candid (though unsurprisingly true) comments raise the question of whether after 39 years, the ex-gay movement is planning to abandon its harmful mission┬áto “pray away the gay.” (HT: Box Turtle Bulletin)