If I may add, personally, I find the LoveWonOut "ex-gay" ministry to be very dangerous. Oddly, it was my conservative psychologist who referred me to it even though she admitted the APA didn't approve such "therapy."
When it didn't work, my mom told me I should have tried harder - I told her I had tried hard all my life - its not something that can changed.
This was 2 years ago: I quit seeing that psychologist, found a new one, and mom has finally accepted me "just as I am." The defining moment for her came when I let her read Mel's book - it changed her view of conservative "ministries." For that, I'll always be thankful to Mr. White.
Fast forward to now: I have a boyfriend, attending grad school, a professional writer on LGBT issues, teaching as a substitute, and found a wonderful, welcoming church within the UCC. Homophobia & "ex-gay" propaganda hurt not just the LGBT community, but their family & friends too.
I have to agree w/ gay pastor Chris Glaser: "homophobia is a sin" (paraphrased).
"First, they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win."-- Mahatma Gandhi
Peace & Blessings,