The American Library Association's Banned Books Week has just
wrapped up. During that week, the Association bemoans the fact that
certain books are not accepted in libraries.
But Regina Griggs of Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays
and Gays (P-FOX), an organization that ministers to former
homosexuals, tells OneNewsNow that the American Library Association
is guilty itself of banning books.
"Some of the books that we have submitted regarding the ex-gay
community and that change is possible have been banned everywhere,"
"We have been unsuccessful in getting out books that present the
side of homosexuality that change is possible, that ex-gays do
exist and there is help for overcoming unwanted same-sex
P-FOX has actually sent some of the books to public
and school libraries and, according to Griggs, those books have
"Every year we write to them," Griggs explains. "We say, 'Ex-gay
books are being banned. Here is a list. These are the counties
we've tried to submit books. Would you please bring this to their
attention, and we would like an answer as to why our books are
So far P-FOX has never received any response. Yet many of the
libraries do stock books that promote homosexuality and even
condemn organizations such as P-FOX. In a response to a Freedom of
Information Act inquiry, the books were described as
"self-loathing, conveying psychological damage, and