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Websites (representing a wide view of arguments, not all have accurate information)

It Gets Better at Brigham Young University:

Evergreen International:

Exodus International:

National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality.
Movies with Religious or Conversion Themes

Trembling Before G-d; One Nation Under God; Priest; But, I’m a Cheerleader; Far From Heaven; Normal; Latter Days; Angels in America; Family Fundamentals; The Smith Family; Doin’ Time in the Homo No More Halfway House; Saved!; Fish Can’t Fly; Dorian’s Blues; Loggerheads; Fixing Frank; For the Bible Tells Me So; Save Me; Abomination: Homosexuality & the Ex-Gay Movement; Blessing (found at http://protextfilms); Prom Queen; Twilight of the Golds; The Last Year; God and Gays: Bridging the Gap; Voices in Exile: Stories of Lesbian Mormons (available from Boise State University, Department of Communication); Anyone and Everyone; Cure for Love; C.R.A.Z.Y. A Jihad For Love; Chasing the Devil: Inside the Ex-gay Movement; Camp Out; The Lost Tribe; Coming Out, Coming Home; Coming Out, Coming In: Faith, Identity, and Belonging; Prayers for Bobby; Out in the Silence; Happy Birthday; Seventh-Gay Adventists: A film about love, sex, and eternal life; We’re All Angels; Fall From Grace; 8: The Mormon Proposition; Two Loves: Documenting Gay Mormons' Stories; Eyes Wide Open; Taking A Chance on God; This Is What Love in Action Looks Like 

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