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Thu., June 20, 2013, 12:46 p.m.

Largest Ex-Gay Ministry Shuts Down

An "ex-gay" Christian ministry that spearheaded the largest national movement to cure homosexuality is shutting its doors for good one year after renouncing its controversial therapies. Exodus International announced its groundbreaking decision Wednesday before offering an apology for all the harm and pain it has caused the gay community over the last 37 years. "For quite some time we've been imprisoned in a worldview that's neither honoring toward our fellow human beings, nor biblical," said ministry President Alan Chambers (show in AP photo), who has struggled with his own same-sex attractions, on Thursday/Nina Golgowski, New York Daily News. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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