Preview of coming attractions

Here is a preview of posts for the next couple of weeks.1. New research - Commenter Evan pointed out two new studies of interest, one a twin study and the other related to the the role of gender atypical behavior in adult mental distress. In additional to those two papers, there are two other studies on childhood gender nonconformity that I want to review as well.2. Q&A with Michael Bailey - Dr. Bailey will comment on the new Finnish twin study. He will also speak about the mistakes … [Read more...]

WorldNetDaily suddenly finds year old NARTH article newsworthy

A reader emailed me to say that the American Psychological Association had recently changed the official view on homosexuality causation to endorse an environmental set of causes. The prompt for the email was this article from WorldNetDaily: "'Gay' gene claim suddenly vanishes"To arrive at this startling conclusion, the WND writer, Rob Unruh quotes an article published more than a year ago from NARTH titled, "APA's New Pamphlet On Homosexuality De-emphasizes The Biological Argument, … [Read more...]

Heavy – Collective Soul

This may be the most unexpected adaptation of a song I've seen. Playing in Morocco, Collective Soul lays down an acoustic version of a song that is almost unimaginable in that form -- until you hear it. … [Read more...]

Fathers, sons and homosexuality

Today, Crosswalk.com published my article, "Fathers, sons and homosexuality." It is also up at the Christian Post blog and soon a few other places. In this piece, I examine Joseph Nicolosi's reparative drive theory via a very specific claim made recently in London while speaking to the Anglican Mainstream conference, Sex in the City. In an interview with David Virtue, Nicolosi said:In other words, that fact remains that if you traumatize a child in a particular way you will create a … [Read more...]

Prejean keeps crown; holds same position as President Obama

Must have been a heady moment to be with Donald Trump and keep her Miss California crown. Carrie Prejean reminded people that she and the President hold the same position on same-sex marriage...(well probably not exactly the same if you consider his approach to Prop 8).And a nice trifecta today: keep the crown, hang out with Trump and featured guest again on the Focus on the Family radio show. All in all a better day than some of the last few. … [Read more...]

Miss California officials accuse conservative groups of exploiting Carrie Prejean

The Miss California pageant held a news conference today on the topic of Carrie Prejean. Many reported in advance that her Miss California crown would be removed during the press conference today. However, according to Keith Lewis and Shanna Moakler, Directors of the Miss California pageant, a decision about firing Prejean will come tomorrow from brand owner Donald Trump. I wonder if Trump's press conference will come from the boardroom.It certainly sounded like the two directors recommended … [Read more...]

Carrie Prejean’s Miss Cali fate decided today; Dobson speculates she will lose crown

Lots of reporting out today on the subject; Prejean and her mother are featured today and tomorrow on Focus on the Family broadcasts.During the opening of the broadcast, Dr. Dobson said Carrie would be stripped of her crown today. According to the Prejean camp, that is not known at this time. Prejean representative, Melany Ethridge emailed to say the pageant has not notified them of what will be announced.Also, prior to the broadcast, Dobson mentioned the semi-nude picture of Prejean at … [Read more...]

Carrie Prejean has second thoughts about recent Blisss Magazine pic

On the heels of defending revealing photos as part of the job of a model, Carrie Prejean has had second thoughts about a recent photo published in Blisss Magazine (spelled Bl!sss on the mag website). Miss Prejean's pic is a "Super Taste" centerfold of the month and is the lead photo on her Otto Models page. (warning: not workplace friendly)The recent controversy surrounding Miss Prejean's modeling work has focused on pictures of her taken when she was 17. She has expressed regret publicly … [Read more...]


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