Protect Good Medicine, Stop the Censorship of Good Counseling

Oct 22, 2020 by

by Ryan T Anderson, Public Discourse: The law must protect the freedom of parents to seek, children to receive, and doctors to practice good medicine. The law must protect the ability of doctors and families to help children feel comfortable as what they actually are—namely, male and female children—not to radically and irreversibly transform their bodies. An increasing number of children, both here in America and around the globe, are experiencing deep discomfort, confusion, and alienation...

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Will a ‘conversion therapy’ ban affect local churches?

Oct 17, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: Jesus told the woman caught in adultery to ‘go and sin no more’. But saying the same thing to a practising homosexual could mean breaking a planned new ‘conversion therapy’ law. Politicians deny this is their intention, but we are concerned that LGBT campaigners could be handed a veto on the preaching and practice of churches. Much wisdom is needed on this issue. The Government wants to ban practices that seek to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender...

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UN Council for Human Rights review of ‘Conversion Therapy’

Jan 9, 2020 by

From Core Issues Trust: The International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling Choice has responded to the call for input from the UN Council for Human Rights, which is reviewing its position on “conversion therapy”. Using detailed research, the document requests the office of the U.N. Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity to:  Explain how imposing bans on therapeutic choice by insisting that...

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Denial of Therapeutic Help – Letter to The Guardian

Aug 14, 2018 by

from Dermot O’Callaghan: Denial of Therapeutic Help Prof Andrew Samuels says that under the Government’s proposals regarding ‘conversion therapy’, “if you come to psychotherapy wishing to explore issues of sex and sexuality, you will still be able to do so”. What he does not say is that even if you are a married man with children you are liable to be counseled to leave your family and move in with your boyfriend.   This cannot be right, but it is driven by the UKCP’s...

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