The fuss over Michele Bachmann and reparative therapy

Been writing away on my book while current events come and go. One big story which I posted about here is about whether or not reparative therapy is conducted at Michele and Marcus Bachmann's therapy clinic. I am writing about same-sex attracted people who marry heterosexually. In addition to clinical experience, I conducted several in depth interviews of men and women in what are termed, "mixed orientation marriages," and I surveyed over 300 same-sex attracted men and women who are or have … [Read more...]

Romney rejects the Iowa marriage pledge; Pawlenty on the fence?

Today, Mitt Romney called the Iowa Family Leader marriage pledge "undignified and inappropriate for a presidential campaign." He is, of course, correct. Meanwhile, Tim Pawlenty has not decided about his support for it. UPDATE: Gov. Pawlenty refused to sign the pledge. … [Read more...]

The strange bedfellows involved in Rick Perry’s prayer meeting

On the video below, at least four people who are associated with Governor Rick Perry's The Response prayer meeting speak in favor of an apology to Native American people for the atrocities committed against them by European settlers. Jay Swallow, Lou Engle, Sam Brownback and John Benefiel appear and support the Native American Apology Resolution. In fact, John Benefiel's ministry made the video. Lou Engle, who is not listed as a The Response endorser but is a part of the International … [Read more...]