Wayne Photo UpdateTruth Wins Out founder and Executive Director, Wayne Besen will appear at University of Connecticut on National Coming Out Day (NCOD), Oct. 11. (5:30 PM). The Student Union Bldg. 2110 Hillside Rd., Storrs, Ct. Theater Green Room.

His multi-media presentation offers a unique, innovative and entertaining look behind the mask of so-called ex-gay programs. Besen is the author of two books including the critically acclaimed, “Anything But Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth”. He is also known for photographing ex-gay poster boy John Paulk in a gay bar in Washington, DC.

“My goal is to educate people on this important topic in an exciting and memorable way,” said Besen, who has spoken at more than 100 leading universities, community organizations, business groups and religious institutions. “This new show is packed with powerful information, yet is very funny. The best entertainment allows people to learn20and laugh at the same time.”

During his hour and a half show, Besen takes the audience on a whirlwind tour of ex-gay ministry and therapy programs. Audiences will learn the history of these groups, the bizarre techniques they use and the political players that finance their efforts.

To Book Wayne to Speak:

Contact: Lisa Darden, Hope Unlimited Productions (HUP) Talent and Booking

Phone: 240-446-1554

E-Mail: ask4Darden@gmail.com

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