The ex-gay movement is a network of religious, scientific, and political organizations that advocate "change" (through religious and/or therapeutic interventions) for people who are attracted to members of the same sex or exhibit a non-normative gender identity or expression. The movement promotes religious and societal condemnation of homosexuality and transgenderism and advocates anti-LGBT public policy. Robinson, Christine M. and Sue E. Spivey. 2007. “The Politics of Masculinity and the Ex-Gay Movement.” Gender & Society 21(5): 650-675.

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Beyond Ex-Gay
Community and resource for those who have survived ex-gay experiences. Information on annual conference, personal stories, and related media.
Ex-Gay Watch
Weblog features articles on various institutions and research related to the movement.
National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality
NARTH provides psychological understanding of the cause, treatment and behavior patterns associated with homosexuality, within the boundaries of a civil public dialogue.
NEA Ex-Gay Educators Caucus
Promotes non-discriminatory policies and actions that support ex-gay students and teachers. Annual updates, membership form, and printable publication.
Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays
PFOX is a national non-profit organization that supports families, advocates for the ex-gay community, and educates the public on sexual orientation. Related articles, personal stories, and videos.
People Can Change
Resources for people seeking to overcome homosexual desires.
Truth Wins Out
Non-profit organization that defends the GLBT community against anti-gay misinformation campaigns through media advocacy and university outreach. Offers a weblog and related videos, profiles of conversion ministries, and ways to take action.
Wikipedia - Ex-gay
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article provides information on the ex-gay movement.
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