- Author's Saving Throw: After the controversy from various LGBT advocacy groups decrying the focus put on "ex-gay" groups like Exodus International in the episode "Pray the Gay Away?", Ling held a reunion special for the subjects to expand on the premise, with Exodus' founder Alan Chambers, in particular, receiving some harsh words from a former friend. Opinions also softened a bit more after Exodus International shut down in 2013 due in part to the negative attention the episode brought to the organization.
- Unacceptable Targets: Almost everybody. Lisa is on record as saying she won't put hate groups on the show. Other than that, she often credits this trope as a reason the show is able to get interviews with a lot of the people they do.
YMMV / Our America With Lisa Ling