MEDIA ADVISORY FOR:
Thursday, 27 June 2013

CONTACT:
Brett Abrams : 516-841-1105 : brett@fitzgibbonmedia.com

As Exodus International Shuts Down, New Documentary by Lisa Ling “God and Gays” Documents ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’ Group’s Change of Heart

LGBT Leaders in California Attend Film, Host Discussion on Movement

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - With Exodus International ministries, the most prominent gay conversation therapy group, announcing plans to shut down last week, and the US Supreme Court scheduled to hand down a landmark set of decisions determining whether whether or not same-sex couples have an equal right to marry, this week, LGBT rights in this country are at a crossroad.

On Thursday, June 27th, in a private screening, Lisa Ling will show her new documentary film, “God and Gays” at Sony Pictures Theaters in Culver City, California.  In her film, she documents the complete change of heart by Alan Chambers, the President of Exodus International on the use of "gay conversion therapy.”  After the film, Lisa Ling, along with California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, State Senator Ted Lieu, and CourageCampaign.org founder Rick Jacobs will talk about the film and the state of the LGBT movement.

WHO:  Lisa Ling, filmmaker; Sen. Darrell Steinberg, President pro Tem of the California State Senate; Sen. Ted Lieu, California State Senate; and Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of CourageCampaign.org.

WHAT:  “God and Gays” film screening, followed by a discussion panel on the state of the LGBT movement in the United States.

WHEN: Thursday, June 27th. 7:30pm PT

WHERE:  The Cary Grant Theatre.  Sony Pictures. 10202 W. Washington Boulevard. Culver City.  CA

RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/145qn9j

For more information, tickets, or for interviews, please contact Brett Abrams at 516-841-1105 or by email at brett@fitzgibbonmedia.com.

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