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Organizations

The organizations listed below may be helpful in providing education and help with same-sex attractions. Some are faith-based ministries and others are professional or service organizations. This list is for information and does not constitute an endorsement of these organizations.

Century Publishing Publishes books on same-sex attraction and related issues. P O Box 11307, Salt Lake City, UT 84147, e-mail: info@centurypubl.com website: centurypubl.com

Coming Out Again Ministries A Christian ministry that provides a personal biblical counseling and discipleship program, family support groups, family network placement program, program books, workbooks, CDs, DVDs and other services for free to those who are accepted to the discipleship program. comingoutagain.org

Core Issues Trust (core-issues.org)  A Christian organization in the United Kingdom.

Courage  An organization for Roman Catholics who wish to follow the teachings of the church about homosexuality. They offer support groups and counseling services. couragerc.net

Desert Stream  Provides Christ-centered help for those struggling with a variety of sexual and relational problems, and for those with life-defining illnesses. desertstream.org

Evergreen International  This nonprofit organization provided direction and support to Latter-day Saint (Mormon) men and women who want to diminish their same-sex attraction and free themselves from homosexual behavior. It was also a resource to family and friends, professional counselors, religious leaders, and all others who wish to help individuals with unwanted same-sex attraction. Evergreen merged with North Star in January 2014. See the North Star entry below.

Exchange Ministries  This non-denominational Christian ministry has served men and women and families in the Orlando area and across the nation for over 30 years. exchangeministries.org

Exodus Global Alliance  This network of interdenominational Christian ministries offers encouragement and education in addressing the issue of homosexuality from a Biblical perspective. Exodus maintains a referral list of ministries in Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific, Brazil, East Asia, India, Europe, Canada, USA, and Latin America. See ExodusGlobalAlliance.org, www.exodus.org.br, www.exoduslatinoamerica.org, and ExodusAsiaPacific.org (Note that this organization is not affiliated with Exodus International which has been discontinued.)

Family Research Council A research, resource, and educational organization that promotes the traditional family. It opposes gay marriage and adoption rights. It publishes numerous reports and newsletters from a conservative perspective on issues affecting the family. 700 13th Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005, phone 202/393–2100. frc.org

First Stone Ministries  firststone.org

Focus on the Family  A Christian organization that seeks to strengthen the traditional family. It has done research on homosexuality and school programs, civil rights laws, and other public policy questions. They publish numerous books and a monthly magazine. 420 N. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, phone 719/531-3400. family.org

Harvest USA An outreach ministry in Center City, Philadelphia to the homosexual community to provide hope in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The ministry reached out to men and women who heard the gospel and desired to leave behind the gay lifestyle. harvestusa.org

Homosexuality and the Scientific Evidence An academic site showing scientific evidence that homosexuality is not inborn or fixed. mygenes.co.nz

Homosexuals Anonymous  A nondenominational Christian organization that uses a modified twelve–step program modeled on that of Alcoholics Anonymous. The organization publishes a newsletter and other publications. P. O. Box 7881, Reading, PA 19603, phone 800/253-3000 or 610/376–1146.

Hope for Wholeness  A network of Christian ministries, churches, counselors, public speakers, and other organizations. They provide a workbook and video series curriculum on homosexuality as well as an annual national conference. HopeForWholeness.org

Joel 2:25  A Christian community that welcomes men and women from all nations and faiths who share common goals to grow in faith, hope, and love. An international peer-led community that engages and affirms men and women who experience same-sex attraction, providing ongoing prayerful support that encourages relational healing, sexual sobriety, and spiritual growth. Meetings are held locally in Dallas, Texas, and virtually through small groups and video conferences with participants from over 65 countries in several languages. joel225.org

Journey Into Manhood is a 48-hour immersion in self-discovery, catharsis and emotional healing. Participants experience a highly supportive yet challenging environment designed specially for men who are serious about resolving unwanted homosexual attractions. It is an experiential weekend - meaning you won't just sit and listen, you'll experience, actively participate, connect and explore. peoplecanchange.com/jim

Living Hope Ministries  A nondenominational ministry that seeks to proclaim God’s Truth as we journey with those seeking sexual and relational wholeness through a more intimate relationship with Jesus Christ. They provide support groups for men, women, wives of men who struggle, and friends and family. They also provide online support forums and education for churches. See free resources at livehope.org.

National Association of Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH)  An educational organization dedicated to the research, therapy and prevention of homosexuality. 16542 Ventura Blvd., Suite 416, Encino, CA 91436, phone 818/789–4440. website: narth.com

North Star A place of community for Latter-day Saints (Mormons) dealing with issues surrounding homosexual attraction who desire to live in harmony with the teachings of Jesus Christ and the values and doctrines of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mailing Address: PO Box 17227, Salt Lake City, UT 84117. northstarlds.org

One by One  The ex-gay ministry of the Presbyterian church. P.O. Box 10055, Rochester, NY 14610, phone: 716/482-1991. oneby1.org

Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX) An organization of parents, spouses, family members and friends providing outreach, education, and public awareness in support of the ex-gay community and families touched by homosexuality. PFOX supports families, advocates for the ex-gay community, and educates the public on sexual orientation. P.O. Box 510, Reedville, VA 22539, phone: 804-453-4737. pfox.org 

People Can Change  A comprehensive website of information for people who want to overcome same-sex attraction.  peoplecanchange.com

Positive Alternatives to Homosexuality (PATH) A non-profit coalition of organizations that help people with unwanted same-sex attractions realize their personal goals–whether by developing their innate heterosexual potential or by embracing a lifestyle as a single, non-sexually active man or woman. pathinfo.org

Reach Truth is an online program for individuals to find truth and grace in their sexual struggles. Reach Truth provides hope and encouragement as you journey to learn about the truth. reachtruth.com

Restored Hope is a network of individual Christian ministries dedicated to restoring hope to those broken by sexual and relational sin, especially those impacted by homosexuality. restoredhopenetwork.com

SameSexAttraction.org  An informational website that explains the issues about same-sex attraction (homosexuality) and provides alternatives for those who choose not to be gay. Based on traditional Judeo-Christian beliefs. Contains practical helps and resources. samesexattraction.org

Sexaholics Anonymous  A fellowship of men and women who want to stop their sexually self-destructive thinking and behavior. The philosophy and program is taken directly from the twelve steps and twelve traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. P. O. Box 111910, Nashville, TN 37222, phone 615/331–6230. sa.org

STAR Program (Sexual Trauma And Recovery) Offers programs for sexual addiction and sexual codependency. lifestarnetwork.org

Transforming Congregations  A ministry of United Methodist Churches that affirms "the Biblical position that God loves all persons, that homosexual practice is one sin among many and that the Holy Spirit is available to transform all persons - including homosexual persons." Transforming Congregations: A Program of Good News, PO Box 132076, 5 Grogans Park Dr Suite 207, The Woodlands, TX 77380 832-813-8327. transcong.org

True Freedom Trust  A confidential Christian support and teaching ministry that holds to traditional biblical teaching on sexuality. The organisation offers support to individuals who experience same-sex attraction, but who choose not to embrace a gay identity or to pursue a same-sex relationship because of convictions of faith. It also supports families, friends, and church leaders of those who experience same-sex attraction. truefreedomtrust.co.uk

Voice of the Voiceless  An organization that defends the rights of former homosexuals, individuals with unwanted same-sex attraction, and their families. They also support the faith-based community and work actively in the United States to defend the constitutional rights of all Americans to share their views of homosexuality in the public forum. voiceofthevoiceless.info

Voice(s) of Hope  A collection of testimonials by individuals who have found answers in the gospel of Jesus Christ to address the role of same-sex attraction in their lives. In this video accounts, they share their stories of process, strategy, setbacks, joys, struggles, and triumphs as a means to help others along their own journey. LDSvoicesofhope.org

Where Grace Abounds  A Christian ministry that guides and supports men and women who seek to understand sexuality and relationship, and to inspire all people to know and personally appropriate God's plan for their sexuality and relationships. Provides help with sexual addiction, pornography, past sexual abuse, homosexuality, sexual identity, false intimacy, boundaries, and codependency.  wheregraceabounds.org 

Witness Freedom Ministries, Inc.  A nonbinding fellowship of Christian ministries led by and primarily for people of color who experience homosexuality, gender identity, and sexual damage. witnessfortheworld.org