Ex-gay group Exodus International has
condemned Google Chrome's 'It Gets Better' video ad which features
singers Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert and gay rights activist Dan
The ad debuted during Tuesday's episode
of the Fox musical-comedy Glee, which features a strong
anti-gay bullying storyline. (The video is embedded in the right
panel of this page.)
Gets Better campaign encourages LGBT teens to not cave in to
bullies, because life gets better.
Exodus International President Alan
Chambers disputed the campaign's message, saying it didn't get better
for ex-gays until they altered their sexuality.
Chambers said the ad was
“For organizations like Exodus
International, which has thousands of men and women like me who have
lived a gay life, it obviously didn't get better living a gay life
for them,” Chambers
told the Christian Post. “I would say that today it has
become radically better.”
“I think that we have to promote the
stories of people who have found an alternative to homosexuality but
I think that at the same time the church has to do a better job at
addressing issues related to bullying and violence and how kids have
been treated at public schools,” he added.