TWO Executive Director Wayne Besen appeared on a panel on Friday morning at the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. The talk Included Dr. Jack Drescher, an expert on the harm of so-called “ex-gay” therapy. The panel focused on where the media often gets it wrong and ways they can improve their stories on this topic. Journalists and leading opinion makers from across the nation asked questions and discussed the way this issue is covered.
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Wayne Besen is the Founding Executive Director of Truth Wins Out and author of “Anything But Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth” (Haworth, 2003). In 2010, Besen was awarded the “Visionary Award” at the Out Music Awards for organizing the American Prayer Hour, an event which shined a spotlight on the role American evangelicals played in the introduction of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill.