Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Ex-Gay No Way: Survival and Recovery from Religious Abuse” as Want to Read:
Ex-Gay No Way: Survival and Recovery from Religious Abuse
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Ex-Gay No Way: Survival and Recovery from Religious Abuse

3.73 of 5 stars 3.73  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Bringing to light an extreme fundamentalist Christian view, this insider’s perspective offers hope to people grappling with the aftereffects of a cult-like movement often known as “Reparative Therapy.” The movement assumes that going from gay to straight is easily changeable and change-worthy, despite decades of psycho/sexual research to the contrary. Although it did not s ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by Findhorn Press (first published January 1st 2010)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Ex-Gay No Way, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Ex-Gay No Way

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 33)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Through the author's personal testimony and the testimonies of other ex-gay survivors, the reader sees how incredibly destructive ex-gay programs are. There are tales about loss of self-esteem, suicide, self mutilation, etc. – all brought on by the brainwashing of these groups that cause gays to feel bad about themselves and to try to force themselves to change something that cannot be changed. It discussed how the vast majority of gay people who go through these programs fail to remain or becom ...more
Ana Mardoll
Ex-Gay, No Way / 1844091872

I want to start by saying that this is an excellent memoir and a very necessary book -- I highly recommend this book to anyone who is gay (or thinks they might be) and is worried about reconciling their sexuality with Christianity, as well as a recovery tool for anyone suffering from the religious abuse that occurs in the name of "turning gays straight". We need to live in a world where books like this are no longer necessary, but until that level of tolerance is found
Anthony Venn-Brown
‘Ex-gay, No Way’ is the ultimate ex-gay survivor guide and so much more. It’s actually a survivor guide for any gay or lesbian person who is in, or come out of a strong biblically-based belief system. Its relevancy will help each individual move through the complexities of the perceived conflict between faith and sexuality.

The term ex-gay survivor is a relatively new invention. In recent years a growing number of us have shared our journeys in autobiographical form. The internet has given anothe
Pablo  Rodriguez
This is a fascinating story of one man's journey from oppression to freedom. Jallen grew up in a homophobic environment and went to ex-gay therapy. This is his journey in life,the struggle to be who he authentically is. Though I am more conservative in my views and in my style than he is, I gained much from reading this book.
I bought this book with an expectant heart but I was disappointed I simple did not like the author's style of writing. I have asked my partner to read it too and maybe it will be loved.....
Jordyn is currently reading it
Mar 06, 2015
Sabrina Jennings
Sabrina Jennings marked it as to-read
Jul 26, 2014
Rose marked it as to-read
Apr 24, 2014
Mattie marked it as to-read
Apr 24, 2014
Litwitch Ookami
Litwitch Ookami marked it as to-read
Feb 26, 2014
Shar marked it as to-read
Dec 31, 2013
Tina Bowers-paris
Tina Bowers-paris is currently reading it
Sep 22, 2013
Cheri added it
Mar 31, 2013
Maria is currently reading it
Feb 23, 2013
Gus marked it as to-read
Feb 04, 2013
Yinzadi marked it as to-read
Oct 17, 2012
Emily marked it as to-read
May 11, 2012
Qsg123 added it
Feb 15, 2012
Amanda marked it as to-read
Jan 02, 2012
Anna is currently reading it
May 02, 2014
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book