I learned via David Schmader today that Exodus International are folding up shop. From the Huffington Post:

Exodus International, a large Christian ministry that claimed to offer a “cure” for homosexuality, plans to shut down.

In a press release posted on the ministry’s website Wednesday night, the board of directors announced the decision to close after nearly four decades.

“We’re not negating the ways God used Exodus to positively affect thousands of people, but a new generation of Christians is looking for change — and they want to be heard,” Exodus board member Tony Moore said.

See ya, Exodus. We won’t miss you. You were around for too long. With any luck, this will make the grave for “reparative” therapy a little deeper, as even those previously committed to the practice are forced to admit it’s not only incredibly ineffective but deeply damaging.