‘Violating Freedom’: CA Lawmakers Vote Again to Stop Churches from Helping Gays

Aug 17, 2018 by

by Heather Sells, CBN: The California Senate has passed a bill that would inhibit the church’s ability to teach on sexuality and anyone seeking counseling to change their same-sex attraction. It does that by outlawing sexual orientation change efforts. The bill (AB2943) now heads back to the...

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Vue Cinemas pays settlement to gay ‘cure’ advocates over film ban dispute

Aug 15, 2018 by

by Nick Duffy, Pink News: Vue Cinemas has paid a “nominal” settlement to gay ‘cure’ advocates – but the company says it stands by the decision to block their film screening. PinkNews revealed in February that fringe evangelical group the Core Issues Trust was set to hold a screening of a film...

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Therapies for Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction Are Effective, Study Finds

Aug 15, 2018 by

by Brandon Showalter, Christian Post: A new study is challenging the American Psychological Association’s contention that therapies for unwanted same-sex attraction are harmful. The study, “Effects of Therapy on Religious Men Who Have Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction,” which was...

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Change of Sexual Orientation – What does the Research Really Say?

Aug 14, 2018 by

by Dale O’Leary: Review of the Literature: Is it possible for therapy to produce a change in sexual orientation? Is such therapy ethical? C.A. Tripp in a 1971 debate with Lawrence Hatterer insisted that “there is not a single recorded instance of a change in homosexual orientation which has...

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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...

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California bill banning books, therapy to help unwanted gay attraction stalls amid lawsuit fears

Jul 16, 2018 by

by Calvin Freiburger, LifeSite: A ban on therapy for unwanted same-sex attractions critics say is broad enough to ban books on overcoming it easily cleared the California Assembly, but will apparently have a tougher time making it through the state Senate. In April, the Assembly voted 50-14 to...

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