* 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.
(providing resources, websites, newsletters, conferences, or support groups for same-sex attracted individuals and their families):
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.
8771 Wolff Court, Suite 210
Westminster, CO 80031
A non-profit organization founded by Janelle Hallman that provides conferences, retreats, publications and audio and video products on homosexuality and sexuality in general.
8771 Wolff Court, Suite 210
Westminster, CO 80031
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
Exodus is a nonprofit, interdenominational Christian organization that offers the largest Christian referral and information network dealing with homosexual issues.
P.O. Box 540119
Orlando, FL 32854
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.
A framework for sexual identity therapy – reviews, comments and critiques.
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.
An interactive on-line “journey” for people with unwanted same-sex attractions. “Finding truth is a trip.”
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
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.
Courage, an apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church, ministers to those with same-sex attractions and their loved ones. Provides events, groups and resources.
8 Leonard Street
Norwalk, CT 06850
Evergreen International is the most complete resource for Latter-day Saints who experience same-sex attraction. Evergreen is also a resource to their loved ones, professional counselors, religious leaders and friends. Provides conferences, groups and resources.
5282 So. Commerce Dr., Suite D-272
Murray, Utah 84107 USA
A world-wide Christian organization helping people affected by homosexuality.
PO Box 1412
Troy, Michigan 48099
P.O. Box 21039
Ajax, Ontario, L1S-7H2
(Deutsches Institut für Jugend und Gesellschaft)
Organization promoting Judeo-Christian ethics on family and sexuality within western European culture and society.
Parent’s Guide on Homosexuality (German)
Website for parents of male and female SSA strugglers.
Gender Ideology (German)
Constructive-Critical discussion on gender theories and gender mainstreaming.
Other Support Organizations
(Organizations providing support for individuals who have felt misunderstood or mistreated while attempting to change their sexual feelings or identities.):
Note from Janelle:I include these resources because there is a large, growing 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.
Provides models and resources for building respectful relationships among those who disagree about moral issues surrounding homosexuality, bisexuality and gender variance.
Support for people who have been confused or wounded by “ex-gay” organizations.
Support for gay Christian men and women who seek to live celibate lives.
A nationwide ministry that encourages and affirms lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Christians in their faith.
PO Box 19734
Seattle, WA 98109-6734
Suggested Books on Homosexuality and Unwanted Same-Sex Attractions:
The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction: A Comprehensive Counseling Resource by Janelle Hallman (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2008).
Gay Children, Straight Parents by Richard Cohen (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007).
Love is an Orientation by Andrew Marin (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2008).
A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Homosexuality by Joseph Nicolosi, Ph.D. & Linda Ames Nicolosi (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2002).
Born that Wayby Erin Eldridge, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1994).
Craving for Love by Briar Whitehead (Grand Rapids, MI: Monarch, 2003).
Crisis in Masculinity by Leanne Payne (Westchester, IL: Crossway Books, 1985).
Emotional Dependency by Lori Rentzel (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1990).
Ex-Gays?: A Longitudinal Study of Religiously Mediated Change in Sexual Orientation by Stanton L. Jones & Mark A. Yarhouse (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007).
God’s Grace and the Homosexual Next Door by Alan Chambers (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2006).
Homosexuality 101 by Mike Haley (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2005).
Homosexuality and the Politics of Truth by Jeffrey Satinover, M.D. (Grand Rapids, MI: BakerBooks, 1996).
Homosexuality: A New Christian Ethic by Elizabeth Moberly (Greenwood, SC: The Attic Press, Inc., 1983).
Homosexuality: The Use of Scientific Research in the Church’s Moral Debate by Stanton Jones and Mark Yarhouse(Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2000).
Out of Egypt by Jeanette Howard (Tunbridge Wells: Monarch, 1991).
Portraits of Freedom by Bob Davies (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2001).
Restoring Sexual Identity: Hope for women Who Struggle with Same-Sex Attraction by Anne Paulk (Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2003).
Restoring the Christian Soul Through Healing Prayer by Leanne Payne (Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 1991).
Setting Love in Order by Mario Bergner (Grand Rapids, MI: BakerBooks, 1995).
Someone I Love is Gay by Anita Worthen and Bob Davies (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1996).
Strength in Weakness by Andrew Comiskey (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2003).
The Battle for Normality by Gerard J.M. van den Aardweg, Ph.D. (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1997).
The Broken Image by Leanne Payne (Grand Rapids, MI: BakerBooks, 1996).
When Homosexuality Hits Home by Joe Dallas (Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2004).
Where Does a Mother Go to Resign? by Barbara Johnson (Bethany House, 2004).
** 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 the sentiments or philosophies of all of the above listed organizations or products.