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TLC Defends My Husband’s Not Gay, which features former ex-gay activist

“TLC has long shared compelling stories about real people and different ways of life, without judgment. The individuals featured in this one-hour special reveal the decisions they have made, and speak only for themselves.”

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— A statement from cable network TLC, responding to criticism surrounding the special My Husband’s Not Gay, airing Sunday, Jan. 11, at 10 p.m. One of the show’s featured “stars,” Preston “Pret” Dahlgren is the former chairman of the Salt Lake City-based Evergreen International, an ex-gay organization serving the Mormon community, creating an outcry from LGBT organizations and activists that the show is pushing a “reparative therapy agenda.”

Read our review of the special here.

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