Alex Blaze

The Hug Thug's back

Filed By Alex Blaze | November 09, 2007 2:46 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment
Tags: ex-gay, gay children, Richard Cohen

Cohen-P207.jpgRichard Cohen (the ex-gay dude who was on The Daily Show and CNN saying that hugging someone of the same sex and hitting a pillow with a tennis racket can make straight) has a new book out, Gay Children, Straight Parents. Apparently, his children's book wasn't enough literary success for this author.

Jim Burroway, as always, has the analysis. Dude's sticking with the hugging and the hitting, and there's more fun stuff:

Not only are his theories on homosexuality far outside the mainstream of the most current social science research, but his proposed methods for dealing with it are downright laughable — literally. Parents should certainly hug their children, but I think the usual, straightforward, conventional hugs are quite sufficient. I think most parents know what I’m talking about. They don’t need Cohen’s book to show them the way.

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Brynn Craffey Brynn Craffey | November 9, 2007 3:17 PM

"Hug Thug." That is perfect! This guy creeps me out.

and Jim Burroway entitled his review of Cohen's book "From buggery to huggery".


Don Sherfick Don Sherfick | November 10, 2007 7:55 AM

I was aware that hitting a pillow with a tenns racquet was an anger management/outlet technique, but didn't realize its use as reparative therapy to rid oneself of homosexual demons. Bill Browning shouldn't waste any more time attending Dobsonian "Love Won Out" as a guest of Indiana Family Institute's Ryan McCann; instead, he should sign up for the more effecive "Racquet Wins Out" seminar in the pillow section of Bed, Bath, and Beyond. Take that, and that, you big sham!

And check out those fabulous chinelle bedspreads while you're curing.

she is one troubled child.