Thursday, October 15, 2015

'Government report calls for end of 'ex-gay' therapy for children' & other Thur. midday news briefs


U.S. report calls for end to 'conversion therapy' for LGBT youth - BOOM! 

 Texas Experts Debunk The Transgender "Bathroom Predator" Myth Ahead Of HERO Referendum - Good. And again. These days, you have to scream the truth a couple of times to get any attention. 

Top Psychiatrist Calls For “Radical Solutions” To Address Mental Illness In LGBT Community - Article acknowledges that it is a problem which is directly connected to homophobia and discrimination. Remember that because when some in the anti-gay right cite this article, they will omit that part. They generally do. 

 Kim Davis’s Lawyers Have Said Things That Are Literally Unbelievable - This article looks at pretty much all of the distortions and lies Kim Davis' lawyers at the Liberty Counsel have spewed. In other words, it is the gay version of 'War and Peace,' i.e. one long ass article.

 Wisconsin Lawmakers Have A Plan To Let People Sue Schools That Respect Transgender Students - Go ahead. Walk into the hole you are digging.

 Rand Paul Says LGBT Discrimination Laws Are Unnecessary - It's times like this when I regret retreating from vulgar language. 

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1 comment :

Call me Dave said...

"U.S. report calls for end to 'conversion therapy' for LGBT youth"

Here is a partial list of the medical, psychological and counseling organizations who recognize that there are no valid indications to suggest that being attracted to one's own sex can be described as a mental health disorder, thus rendering the issue of treatment irrelevant and ethically suspect:

American Medical Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Anthropological Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
Child Welfare League of America
National Association of Social Workers
North American Council on Adoptable Children
American Psychoanalytic Association
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Council on Child and Adolescent Health
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Counseling Association
American Sociological Association
American School Health Association
National Association of School Psychologists
World Health Organization
International Association of Counselors and Therapists
Pan-American Health Organization

Please feel free to copy and share his list as appropriate