Malta bans ‘gay cure’ conversion therapy

Dec 7, 2016 by

from BBC News: Malta has become the first European country to ban gay conversion therapy. The bill against the practice, which aims to “cure” a non-heterosexual person of their sexuality, was voted through unanimously. Under the new law, anyone who tries to “change, repress or eliminate a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression” will be fined or even jailed. Professionals will face heftier fines of up to 10,000 euros (£8,450/$10,700)....

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Banning Real Help for Those Seeking Change

Dec 4, 2016 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch: The Victorian government recently passed a bill which would ban those seeking to provide help for those who want to deal with their unwanted same-sex attractions. This dangerous bill would likely have escaped the attention of most folks, but the homosexual community was fully aware of it. One homosexual website for example said this when the bill was first mooted: A new bill set to crack down on dodgy health practitioners such as gay conversion therapists...

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Sexual Attraction Fluidity Exploration in Therapy (SAFE – T)

Dec 2, 2016 by

by Christopher Rosik, Ph.D. Creating a clearer impression of professional therapies that allow for change. During its May 27th, 2016, meeting, the board of the Alliance for Therapeutic Choice and Scientific Integrity (ATCSI) voted unanimously to endorse new terminology that more accurately and effectively represents the work of Alliance therapists who see clients with unwanted same-sex attractions. The board has come to believe that terms such as reorientation therapy, conversion therapy, and...

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An open letter to the Secretary General of the Archbishops’ Council

Nov 29, 2016 by

To: Mr William Nye, Secretary General, Archbishops’ Council, Church House, Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3AZ From: Revd David Holloway, Vicar of Jesmond, Jesmond Parish Church, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4DJ 27 November 2016 Dear Mr Nye, I write this open letter to you following your open letter to Revd Canon Andrew Lines, the chairman of the GAFCON UK Task Force. Your letter alleged that a GAFCON briefing paper is “significantly misleading”. The briefing was regarding irregular homosexual...

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Former lesbian on why it’s ‘cruel’ for Church leaders to go soft on same-sex relationships

Nov 29, 2016 by

by Pete Baklinski, LifeSite: Robin Teresa Beck, 59, lived through 12 lesbian relationships over the course of 35 years before her dramatic conversion to the Catholic faith and healing from homosexuality, just five years ago. Read LifeSiteNews’ coverage of Robin’s dramatic story here. Read the full interview here. Beck spoke with LifeSiteNews over the phone from her home in Michigan in the Detroit area about everything from the impossibility of creating a healthy gay relationship, to why...

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Against the charge of Homophobia

Nov 29, 2016 by

by Peter Jensen, Gafcon: It’s a pretty heavy thing to be accused of homophobia. The word is not an intellectual judgement but a more damning moral one. There have always been examples of unkind attitudes, bullying and discrimination towards people who appear to be, or who identify as, homosexual, just as there has always been racism, snobbery and other ugly traits. Sadly, Christians have sometimes been guilty of this, and in doing so we are failing to follow the way of Christ. However, in...

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