Male rape victims would be harmed by ‘conversion therapy’ ban

Jan 16, 2020 by

by Carys Moseley, Christian Concern: Last Monday, a PhD student from Indonesia living in Manchester was jailed for life for 159 sexual offences, including 136 rapes of men, in Manchester Crown Court. The police identified 48 victims but have been appealing for the many more they have hitherto failed to track down. The police have told the press that they believe he may have targeted up to 195 men. The Crown Prosecution Service told the BBC that he is the ‘most prolific’ rapist ever in recorded...

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Ex-gay professor: I was fired from Southern Baptist seminary for expressing truth about gays

Dec 13, 2019 by

by Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSite: A well-known Christian academic and former homosexual says that he was fired as a professor from a Southern Baptist seminary because he expressed the truth about homosexuals. Dr. Robert Oscar Lopez, 48, who grew up in a lesbian household and formerly expressed himself as a homosexual man, was dismissed from his position at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary because he refused to stay silent on two topics: the possibility of people leaving...

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Thousands of Canadians have signed petitions to ban conversion therapy

Dec 9, 2019 by

By Jessica Murphy, BBC News: Thousands of Canadians have rallied behind two petitions calling for a nationwide ban of conversion therapy. It’s part of a wider global trend condemning the practice. Peter Gajdics came out as gay to his family when he was 23. His staunchly Catholic parents rejected his homosexuality, and he left home. But Gajdics found himself struggling with deep depression and with feeling alienated and estranged, and his doctor referred him to a psychiatrist. That...

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IFTCC Conference 2019

Dec 8, 2019 by

from Core Issues Trust: The below videos are footage from the 5th IFTCC conference, held in Budapest, Hungary in November 2019. Watch here  

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Statement from The International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling Choice

Nov 20, 2019 by

The International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling Choice (IFTCC) has met for its 2-day 5th Annual Conferen ce in Budapest, Hungary, concluding today 17th November 2019 with Country Representatives and attenders from 23 Nations.The IFTCC’s Executive and General Board will continue to declare to our governments, local authorities, human rights organisationsand media institutions i,ii,iii,iv,v,vi,vii that everyone should have the freedom and right to walk away from sexual experiences...

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Huge win: Florida Judge strikes down city’s ban on counseling minors with unwanted same-sex attractions

Oct 5, 2019 by

by Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite: In a ruling issued today that will have national repercussions, a federal judge permanently struck down a city ordinance that prohibited licensed counselors from providing voluntary talk therapy to minors seeking help to reduce or eliminate their unwanted same-sex attractions, behaviors, or identity. Judge William F. Jung ruled that the city of Tampa had overstepped its bounds by instituting a regulation forbidding therapists from helping minors. “Local...

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