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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Resources for Reactions To Homophobia,

Resources for Reactions To Homophobia, the multi-part essay that appears in my book Holding Me Together. Visit the Smashwords page for Holding Me Together to read Reactions to Homophobia. Just click your choice under “Available Ebook reading formats.”

On 12/29/2019, I removed some links from here that no longer worked, but left up the text to acknowledge my sources. In some cases, I found and added updated links.

Al-Fatiha Foundation.


The Advocate; 6922 Hollywood Blvd; Los Angeles, CA 90028.

American Psychological Association. Answers to Your Questions About Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality.

Amnesty International. Breaking The Silence: Human Rights Violations Based On Sexual Orientation. Amnesty International Publications.

Besen, Wayne R. Anything but Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth. Binghamton, NY: Harrington Park Press, 2003.

Biblical Errancy.

Blumenfeld, Warren J. (editor). Homophobia: How We All Pay the Price. Boston: Beacon Press, 1992.

Broderick, Greg R. "Dr. Paul Cameron and the Family Research Institute." The Radical Religious Right Pages.

Campaign to End Homophobia.

Capital Xtra.

Children Of Lesbians And Gays Everywhere (Colage).

Christians Against Bible Abuse.

Day, David. Things They Never Told You In Sunday School: A Primer For The Christian Homosexual. S. Norwalk, CT: Lavender, 1987.

Egale Canada.

Delta Lambda Phi National Social Fraternity.

Equality Texas, formerly Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas (LGRL).

Equal Partners in Faith.

Fahy, Una. How To Make The World A Better Place For Gays And Lesbians. New York: Warner, 1995.

Fone, Byrne. Homophobia: A History. New York: Picador, 2000.

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

Gay/Lesbian/Straight Educators Network (GLSEN).

Family Pride.

Gomes, Peter J. The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart. New York: Morrow, 1996.

Helminiak, Daniel A. What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality. New Mexico: Alamo Square, 2000.

Holy Bible. Prefer the King James Version, New International Version, or Revised Standard Version, as the others are less reliable.

Homosexuals: Victims of the Nazi Era.

Interfaith Working Group.

Instinct; 15335 Morrison St., Ste. 325; Sherman Oaks, CA 91403.

Janoff, Douglas Victor. Pink Blood: Homophobic Violence in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005.

Jim Bilbrey's Care Page.

Kader, Rev. Samuel. Openly Gay Openly Christian: How the Bible Really is Gay Friendly. San Francisco: Leyland, 1999.

Koskovich, Gerard. The Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: An Annotated Bibliography of Nonfiction Sources in English.

Lambda 10 Project for GLB Greeks.

Lautmann, Ruediger. Gay Prisoners in Concentration Camps as Compared with Jehovah's Witnesses and Political Prisoners.

Log Cabin Republicans

Maran, Meredith, with Angela Watrous (editors). 50 Ways to Support Lesbian and Gay Equality: The Complete Guide to Supporting Family, Friends, Neighbors. Maui: Inner Ocean Publishing, 2005.

Marcus, Eric. Is It A Choice? Answers To 300 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Lesbians and Gays. San Francisco: Harper, 1993.

Metropolitan Community Churches

Mohr, Richard. The Long Arc of Justice: Lesbian and Gay Marriage, Equality, and Rights. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Foundation (the Task Force).

The National Museum & Archive of Lesbian And Gay History. The Gay Almanac. New York: Berkley, 1996.

“New Study Links Homophobia with Homosexual Arousal.” Excerpted from “Is Homophobia Associated With Homosexual Arousal?” by Henry E. Adams, Ph.D., Lester W. Wright, Jr., Ph.D. and Bethany A. Lohr, University of Georgia, in Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Vol. 105, No. 3, pp 440-445.

ok gay.

Out; 110 Green Street; Suite 600; New York, NY 10012.

Parents, Friends, and Family of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).

People With A History.

Penman, Alexander. Beyond Religion

People For the American Way.

Reconciling Congregations Program.

Religious Tolerance. "Religious Groups' Policies Towards Homosexuals And Homosexuality."

Rutledge, Leigh W. The New Gay Book of Lists Marriage, Equality, and Rights. Los Angeles: Alyson, 1996.

Scroggs, Robin. The New Testament and Homosexuality. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1983.

Sears, James T. Rebels, Rubyfruit, and Rhinestones: Queering Space in the Stonewall South. New Brunswick/New Jersey/London: Rutgers University Press, 2001.

Sexual Orientation: Science, Education, and Policy.

Shilts, Randy. Conduct Unbecoming: Gays & Lesbians in the Military. New York: St. Martin’s, 1993.

Spong, John Shelby. Living In Sin? A Bishop Rethinks Human Sexuality. San Francisco: Harper, 1988.

Steakley, James. “Homosexuals and the Third Reich.” Reprinted from The Body Politic, Issue 11, January/February 1974.

Straight Spouse Network.

Sullivan, Andrew. Partners Task Force for Gay & Lesbian Couples.


Y? National Forum on People’s Differences.


I also used the site Ex-ex-gays as a resource for Reactions to Homophobia; that site is no longer available, but please see these related pages:

Exgaynomad Ex-Ex-Gays: The Makeover Myth

Truth Wins Out

Holding Me Together often focuses on the exgay movement. A supposedly exgay character appears in The Acorn Stories and The Acorn Gathering.