Psychiatry Professor: ‘Transgenderism’ Is Mass Hysteria Similar To 1980s-Era Junk Science

Feb 27, 2017 by

by Richard B Corradi, The Federalist: The movement’s philosophy qualifies it as a popular delusion similar to the multiple-personality craze, and the ‘satanic ritual abuse’ and ‘recovered memory’ hysterias of the 1980s and 90s. Consider the remarkable phenomenon of transgenderism. A disorder of...

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Sheffield Speaking Out—What Do We Want?

Feb 27, 2017 by

by Sue Hammersley, SAME: Why are those of us who are concerned about the appointment of the next bishop of Sheffield finding it so difficult to speak out? Is it because we all agree? Or is it because there is such an imbalance of power that it took the Dean of Christchurch, Oxford to speak out?...

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Sex education should tackle pornography and sexting, says public

Feb 27, 2017 by

by Hannah Ellis-Petersen, Guardian: Teaching children how to deal with pornography and sexting should be an integral part of sex education, according to the majority of British adults. A survey found that 75% of those who responded believe that teachers should address the harmful impact of...

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National Trust breaks with tradition to offer tours of the country’s historic gay hotpots

Feb 27, 2017 by

by Kelly McLaughlin, Mailonline: The National Trust, often known for its conservative outlook and historical tours of stately homes, is taking on illegal gay venues from the 1920s and ’30s in a new programme that’s far different from its usual tours. In an unexpected move from the...

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Text Patterns

Feb 26, 2017 by

by Alan Jacobs, The New Atlantis: structures of presumption: case studies, One of the most disturbing books I’ve read in a long time is Richard Beck’s We Believe the Children: A Moral Panic in the 1980s. Beck recounts the history of a time when a great many Americans became convinced that day-care...

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Islamic State threat to Britain as great as the IRA in 1970s

Feb 26, 2017 by

from ITV News: So-called Islamic State poses as great a threat to Britain as the IRA during its bombing campaign in the 1970s, the new terror laws watchdog has said. Max Hill QC, the new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, warned that Islamists’ plots to attack UK cities presented...

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No, Mr Fabricant. Traditional Anglicans do not behead unbelievers

Feb 26, 2017 by

by Rob Slane, TCW: If you happened to visit my church on a Sunday, here is what you would find: a group of people of all ages – we don’t do age segregation – participating in a worship service in the historic Anglican tradition. After the service you would enjoy coffee and tea, along with...

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Egypt’s Coptic Christians flee Sinai after deadly attacks

Feb 26, 2017 by

from BBC News: Dozens of Coptic Christian families in Egypt have fled North Sinai province after a number of killings in recent weeks by suspected Islamist militants. Many have now taken refuge in the Evangelical Church in the Suez Canal city of Ismailiya. The Coptic Church has condemned the...

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France: Deradicalization of Jihadists a “Total Fiasco”

Feb 26, 2017 by

by Soeren Kern, Gatestone Institute: The French government’s flagship program to deradicalize jihadists is a “total failure” and must be “completely reconceptualized,” according to the initial conclusions of a parliamentary fact-finding commission on deradicalization....

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A fight for equality? No, it’s a plot to wipe out marriage

Feb 26, 2017 by

by Peter Hitchens, Mailonline: The campaign to get rid of marriage has not gone away. Civil partnerships for heterosexuals were not thrown out by the Appeal Court last week, only put off till later. They will come. In fact, after 20 years of New Labour government (some of it nominally Tory) we can...

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