Conversion therapy practitioners could face £5,000 fines under MP’s proposed bill

Mar 20, 2019 by

by Nick Duffy, Pink News: Labour MP Geraint Davies has published a backbench bill that would criminalise conversion therapy and leave practitioners facing a fine of £5,000 per violation. The Labour politician on Tuesday (March 19) published the Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) and Conversion Therapy Bill, which would make it a criminal offence to attempt to ‘cure’ gay people in England and Wales. Under the proposed law, it would become an offence to attempt to “change a person’s...

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‘Is sexual attraction the point of being human’? Why is the Progressive Left trying to shame us into silence when we ask?

Mar 14, 2019 by

by Gavin Ashenden: Identity politics raises so many questions, we need a safe public space to talk about what they will do to our society and culture. My regular readers will understand that I have been giving some thought recently to what it means when people make accusations of homophobia to silence the debate. Further reading takes you into the world of mental illnesses. Phobias are the most common form of mental illness in the West. The psychiatrists explain one can add the suffix ’phobe’...

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Psychologist explains why Catholic Church is right to exclude homosexuals from priesthood

Mar 13, 2019 by

by Gerard van den Aardweg, PhD, LifeSite: My opinion as a psychologist and expert on homosexuality (and homosexual pedophilia) is that no man with homosexual or pedophile inclinations must be ordained to the priesthood, nor admitted as a seminarian. Homosexual inclinations tend to be obsessive. This is also true in cases where initially such inclinations may not at first be obsessive. It cannot be reliably assessed if a man (or young man) with such inclinations — regardless of whether they may...

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Press Outlets should should beware the Ozanne Foundation Faith & Sexuality Survey

Mar 6, 2019 by

from Christian Concern: After the recent release of results from the Ozanne Foundation Faith and Sexuality Survey, members of the press were quick to report on the ‘shocking’ statistics, which allegedly showed that a fifth of homosexual people who try to change their sexuality attempt suicide. Carys Moseley explains why that, and other findings, are hugely inaccurate and concludes that the press must be careful to report the truth. Last week the Ozanne Foundation published its Faith &...

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Activists will target churches who counsel LGBT people, therapist warns ‘God’s Voice’ conference

Feb 27, 2019 by

by Michael Gryboski, Christian Post: A psychotherapist has warned a Christian conference opposed to queer ideology that if LGBT activists successfully ban secular counseling for people with unwanted same-sex attraction, they will next go after religious counselors. A conference known as “God’s Voice: A Biblical Response to the Queering of the Church” was held Feb. 22-23 at Fairview Baptist Church of Edmond, Oklahoma. David Pickup, a licensed therapist who is a board member at the National...

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Storming Lambeth: An Idea Whose Time Has Passed

Feb 27, 2019 by

by Stephen Noll, Contending Anglican: BREAKING NEWS (26 February 2019). The United Methodist General Conference voted by a 55% to 45% margin to maintain its stance that “the practice of homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching.” It adopted the “Traditional Plan,” which included a number of specific church laws that will enforce this position on sexuality at the local level. It also adopted a resolution that will allow dissenting, i.e., revisionist churches, to leave the...

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