Tag Archives: Reparative Therapy

Some Mid-day Thoughts on Day 7: Powerlessness…

So, they just broke for lunch over at Perry v. Schwarzenegger and I have to say, today has been a heavy day as far as testimony goes. A lot of important points have been made, so I thought I’d share some of them now. First, you have to go take a look at the lawsuit […]

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Christians Ignoring Science: That’s the Joke!

Literally moments after I finished publishing my entry on the APA report, I found a link to a OneNewsNow article with the following title: APA ‘ignoring the science’ on homosexual reparative therapy And the expert is a Christian attorney. Apparently he knows more about psychological research than the APA. Impart your wise words, Mat Staver: […]

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The APA’s Report on Reparative Therapy (Abridged Summary)

This week, the American Psychological Association published an extensive report regarding Appropriate Therapeutic Responses to Sexual Orientation. The New York Times summed up the findings pretty succinctly in their article Wednesday: The American Psychological Association declared Wednesday that mental health professionals should not tell gay clients they can become straight through therapy or other treatments. […]

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