The flawed logic of the ‘conversion therapy’ inquisition

Aug 2, 2020 by

by Paul Huxley, Christian Concern: We’ve recently shared that Core Issues Trust is to have its bank accounts closed following a concerted campaign accusing the group of ‘conversion therapy’. In reality, Core Issues Trust is a Christian ministry that helps people who want to move away from feelings and behaviours of same-sex attraction. But it isn’t just banks that are clamping down on Core Issues Trust or similar groups. There are wider efforts to de-platform from social media sites all those...

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‘Gay conversion therapy should not be banned’

Jul 16, 2020 by

from Christian Today: Mike Davidson is the founder of the Core Issues Trust, a Christian ministry supporting men and women who want help with unwanted same-sex attraction. As the Government considers imposing a ban on so-called ‘gay conversion therapy’, Mike speaks to Christian Today about what the therapy is and isn’t, and why he fears a ban will only lead to the “silencing” of church pulpits. CT: The name given for this kind of therapy is ‘conversion...

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‘If it’s us now, it will be the pastors next’ – Mike Davidson on why gay conversion therapy should not be banned

Jul 16, 2020 by

‘If it’s us now, it will be the pastors next’ – Mike Davidson on why gay conversion therapy should not be banned Christian Today 16 July 2020 Mike Davidson is the founder of the Core Issues Trust, a Christian ministry supporting men and women who want help with unwanted same-sex attraction. As the Government considers imposing a ban on so-called ‘gay conversion therapy’, Mike speaks to Christian Today about what the therapy is and isn’t, and why he...

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Religious leaders press equalities minister to ban conversion therapy amid possible delay

Jul 11, 2020 by

by Paul Brand, ITV News: Religious leaders have written to the equalities minister calling for the government to deliver its promised ban on so-called gay ‘conversion therapy’. ITV News understands the government had hoped to make an announcement on banning the harmful practice before Parliament breaks for the summer in a couple of weeks, but there are now growing concerns that the plans may be delayed further. In a letter to the Equalities Minister Liz Truss, seen by ITV...

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JK Rowling slams ‘new kind of conversion therapy’ that pushes gender-confused kids to transition

Jul 8, 2020 by

by Jonathon Van Maren, LifeSite: In turn, trans activists blasted the author for voicing her concerns about the ‘mental health’ of young people being pushed toward hormones and surgery. It appears that the war of words between J.K. Rowling and trans activists will not be resulting in a ceasefire anytime soon. Since the publication of her essay explaining why she is opposed to many of the aims of the transgender movement (while emphasizing her support for many aspects of the LGBT...

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UN expert report demands ‘conversion therapy’ bans worldwide

Jun 28, 2020 by

by Carys Moseley, Christian Concern: Last month the United Nations LGBT expert published a report demanding that countries across the world should enact laws and policies to ban so-called ‘conversion therapy’ both for same-sex attraction and transgender confusion. His report is a response to his call for evidence, issued in November 2019. It is due to be discussed at the upcoming 44th meeting of the UN Human Rights Council. The meeting was due to have started last week but has been postponed...

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