Resources on Same-Sex Sexuality

    * By including these resources on her website, Janelle is not necessarily endorsing or recommending these resources to all people in all circumstances, nor does she necessarily agree with all of the sentiments or philosophies of these organizations or products.

    Janelle Hallman & Associates Counseling

    Christian counseling practice – approaching each new client with reverence and compassion for their unique story and journey.
    Services include: individual (men, women, adolescence), group, family, marriage, life coaching, telephone, SKYPE, EMDR, EFT, professional consultations, intensives (multiple hours across multiple days), retreats, training, academic teaching, public speaking.
    P.O. Box 461188
    Denver, CO 80246

    Desert Hope Ministries

    A non-profit organization founded by Janelle Hallman that provides conferences, retreats, publications and audio and video products on homosexuality and sexuality in general.
    P.O. Box 461188
    Denver, CO 80246

    Desert Hope Store

    A Sacred Journey: Healing a Mother’s Heart

    A retreat for mothers of gay-identified daughters.

    Healing a Parent’s Heart

    A retreat for parents of gay-identified sons or daughters.

    The Marin Foundation

    The Marin Foundation is a non-profit organization that works to build a bridge between the religious and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) communities in a non-threatening, research and biblically oriented fashion. Their unique approach is one that strategically reaches out and partners with both religious and GLBT organizations; working closely with each to make a sustainable, structural difference for the Kingdom in today’s socially driven secular and religious cultures.

    Marin Foundation Events
    700 W. Bittersweet Place, Suite 208
    Chicago, IL 60613

    Sexual Identity Institute

    The mission of ISSI is to further our understanding of sexual identity, its development and synthesis, and to be a resource to students in training and those in the community who are stakeholders in these discussions. We do this through research, training and clinical services/consultations.

    Sexual Identity Blog

    A framework for sexual identity therapy – reviews, comments and critiques.

    Journey into Manhood

    Journey Into Manhood is a 48-hour immersion in intensive, emotional-healing work, specifically for men with same-sex attraction.

    A Wife’s Healing Journey

    This powerful weekend retreat is designed especially for wives of men who struggle with unwanted same-sex attraction. Experiential in nature, this weekend retreat addresses many of the hurtful issues associated with being married to someone struggling with unwanted same-sex attraction.

    New Direction Ministries of Canada

    A Christian organization that seeks to endeavour to remain culturally relevant and attractive without compromising our commitment to love all people and uphold the model of Christ. Provides resources and newsletter.
    P.O. Box 88039 RPO Levi Creek
    Mississauga, ON L5N 8M1

    Desert Stream Ministries/Living Waters Program

    Under the umbrella of Desert Stream Ministries, Living Waters is an in-depth, Christ-centered program for people seeking healing in areas of sexual and relational brokenness. Groups available across United States and internationally.
    (866) 359-0500

    Courage International, Inc

    Courage, an apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church, ministers to those with same-sex attractions and their loved ones. Provides events, groups and resources.
    Church of St. John the Baptist
    8 Leonard Street
    Norwalk, CT 06850

    North Star International

    North Star is a faith-affirming resource for Latter-day Saints addressing sexual orientation and gender identity, and who desire to live in harmony with the teachings of Jesus Christ and the doctrines and values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    PO Box 95226
    South Jordan, UT 84095

    International Organizations

    German Institute for Youth and Family

    (Deutsches Institut für Jugend und Gesellschaft)
    Organization promoting Judeo-Christian ethics on family and sexuality within western European culture and society.
    Postfach 1220
    64382 Reichelsheim

    Gender Ideology (German)

    Constructive-Critical discussion on gender theories and gender mainstreaming.

    Organizations providing support for individuals who have felt misunderstood or mistreated while attempting to change their sexual feelings, behaviors, or identities

    Note from Janelle: I include these resources because there is a large number of men and women who are not finding the type of support they desire in many of the above listed organizations. Again, while I may not fully endorse the beliefs of these organizations, I support their genuine effort to reach out to people who find themselves again marginalized within faith-based communities.

    Bridges Across the Divide

    Provides models and resources for building respectful relationships among those who disagree about moral issues surrounding homosexuality, bisexuality and gender variance.

    Beyond Ex-Gay

    Support for people who have been confused or wounded by “ex-gay” organizations.

    Gay Christian Network

    A Non-profit Christian ministry dedicated to building bridges and offering support for those caught in the crossfire of one of today’s most divisive cultural wars.

    Evangelicals Concerned

    A nationwide ministry that encourages and affirms lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Christians in their faith.
    P.O. Box 19734
    Seattle, WA 98109-6734
    (866) 979-3297


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