How Many Benefit From Sexual Orientation Change Efforts

Jul 11, 2014 by

From Line in the Sand: In response to yesterday’s post on the motivation of those who identify as ex-ex-gay one such leader – Peterson Toscano – posted a comment in response to my claim that statistically, where we can guarantee that the research subject has been through some form of sexual orientation change efforts we find a rate of harm of around 7%. Peterson attempts to counter this by saying that on his site “Beyond Ex-Gay” he had done a survey of 400 ex-gay...

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DC councilman lashes out at hearing: ex-gays suffer from ‘illness’ of ‘internalized hatred’

Jul 3, 2014 by

by Peter Sprigg, LifeSite: On Friday, June 27, it was my privilege to join a number of former homosexuals and other “everstraight” allies like me in testifying against a bill to ban sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE) for minors in the District of Columbia. The politically correct mental health establishment turned out in force, with representatives of a variety of professional organizations voicing support for the bill, which would actually function by denying licensing as a mental...

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Christian Legal Centre in High Court

Jun 30, 2014 by

Today, we are in the High Court to seek justice over Boris Johnson’s decision to censor Core Issues Trust’s adverts (“Not Gay, Ex Gay, Post Gay and Proud. Get over it!”) and allow Stonewall’s (“Some people are gay. Get over it!”) to run.This is an issue about freedom of speech; about the suppression of a viewpoint by the political class. What makes it more poignant and important is that Mrs Justice Lang at the first hearing stated that both adverts should not run...

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Banning ‘ex-gay’ therapy would only hurt people who want to change

Jun 30, 2014 by

From Pink News: Earlier this week, PinkNews reported that Jeremy Schwab authored a Texas GOP policy defending the use of ‘ex-gay’ therapy, and joked that he replaced his same-sex attraction with food. Unhappy with the article, here is Mr Schwab’s response, and defence of the use of the therapy. [...]  I totally agree that the way some parents react is wrong and harmful. I see Reparative Therapy as a force for good, especially in those situations. Religious parents will simply not trust any...

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Therapists open consulting rooms for people seeking to move away from unwanted same-sex attraction

Jun 22, 2014 by

From Christian Weekly News: Consulting rooms for men and women who want therapeutic support to help them move away from same-sex attraction, were dedicated at the headquarters of the Christian Charity, Core Issues Trust (CIT) in Belfast last week.The dedication ceremony was conducted by Dr Christopher Rosik, President-elect of the US National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (foreground left) and Professor Robert Gagnon, of Pittsburg Theological Seminary (foreground...

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Core Issues Trust Counselling

Jun 22, 2014 by

with Jake Finchley (actor), illustrating the role of client in this illustrative video.

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