Michael Thorn is a PhD candidate nearing defense in the joint York/Ryerson program in Communication and Culture and is currently writing his dissertation on the Ex-gay Movement.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Confessing Our Selves: Truth and Identity Politics in the Christian Ex-gay Movement

This paper will analyze "queer" confessional practices in the Ex-gay Movement from a Foucauldian governmental perspective.

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Shifting Psychological Knowledge and Conservative Christian Media Controversies: Blaming the Judeo-Christian Tradition for Anti-Gay Prejudice in Psychiatry and Psychology

This paper will use a Foucauldian discourse analysis to show how the debate between psychology and conservative Christianity over homosexuality suggests a strong link between religious and psychological thinking.

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Published online: April 28, 2014

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