IFTCC Conference 27-28 November, 2020

Nov 26, 2020 by

From Core Issues Trust and International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling Choice. Challenging Gender Confusion Conference: We’d love to connect you with the best there is! 18 International speakers from GB, USA, Norway, Slovakia, The Netherlands and Canada Join us for the 6th Annual IFTCC Conference, 2020 27/28th November. No, it’s not another Zoom meeting.  It’s a Webinar and it makes no difference when you access it.  You can either be there on Friday evening Friday 27th and...

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The Turning Tide of Therapy Bans: Dr Christopher Rosik

Nov 23, 2020 by

from Core Issues Trust: My Favorite Arguments from the Otto et al. v. Boca Raton, FL, et al,Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Decision by Christopher Rosik, Ph.D. November 20, 2020, may go down as the day the tide began to turn against government bans on therapies that allow clients with unwanted same-sex attractions to pursue change. In a stunningly rational decision, a majority of the three judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that speech in the therapists’ office...

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US appeals court rules bans on therapy for unwanted same-sex attraction unconstitutional

Nov 22, 2020 by

by Anugrah Kumar, Christian Post: A federal appeals court on Friday ruled that bans on therapy for minors struggling with unwanted same-sex attraction violate the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit declared unconstitutional two ordinances banning sexual orientation change efforts therapy — which is often derisively called “conversion therapy” — in the city of Boca Raton and Palm Beach County, Florida. The...

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Anglican Primate Linda Nicholls urges Government of Canada to Ban Conversion Therapy

Nov 21, 2020 by

by David Virtue, Virtueonline: The Anglican Church of Canada’s Primate, Linda Nicholls has written to Canada’s Minister of Justice to voice her support for Bill C-6, a bill which would criminalize conversion therapy. If this should pass, a therapist, psychotherapist, counsellor or psychiatrist who agrees to help someone resist unwanted same-sex attraction would be committing a criminal act and face fines and possible jail time. At a deeper level it is a fundamental denial of free...

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Court of Appeals Strikes Down FL Counseling Ban

Nov 20, 2020 by

from Liberty Counsel: A three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals struck down laws that ban counselors from providing minor clients with help to reduce or eliminate unwanted same-sex attractions, behaviors, or gender confusion. This is the first federal Court of Appeals decision on such laws since the 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision in National Institute of Family & Life Advocates v. Becerra (NIFLA). The case of Otto, et al v. City of Boca Raton, FL et al, found that the...

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IFTCC’s letter to Canadian MP’s protesting against proposed criminalisation of certain therapies

Nov 20, 2020 by

from Internationa Federation for Theraputic and Counselling Choice: Dear  Member of Parliament, Our organization represents therapists from Canada and around the world. We are writing to express our concerns about serious harmful consequences of BillC-6, which would censort herapy that the bill calls “conversion therapy” and we call “change-exploring therapy”. Bill C-6 would criminalize gay affirmative psychotherapists and discriminate against LGBT couples seeking to reduce or change sexual or...

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