Moving Daze

Did I mention that I really don't like moving? Moving offices yesterday, today and forever (it seems). How did all that stuff come out of my old office? I think my stuff multiplied from point A to point B. I may post again some day... … [Read more...]

Kevin Jennings article regarding Brewster

Here is the article called Remembering Brewster about Kevin Jennings of GLSEN. I am curious to see what blog readers think of the two stories concerning Brewster. Am I reading these correctly or making too much out of not much? … [Read more...]


Some of y'all are going to focus on "Robert" Cohen in this FOTF piece, but I post it to follow up on some of the comments from the Anonymous posters regarding "the gay community." I just don't think this would fly if this were a program or club for underage straight kids. Where am I going wrong? … [Read more...]

APA Statement to the Advocate regarding "reparative therapy"

The Advocate posted a statement from the American Psychiatric Association regarding reparative therapy on its website. Here it is:The American Psychological Association, in its Resolution on Appropriate Therapeutic Responses to Sexual Orientation, which is also endorsed by the National Association of School Psychologists, states: “The American Psychological Association opposes portrayals of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth and adults as mentally ill due to their sexual orientation and sup … [Read more...]

Should Raunchy be the Fourth R?

New op-ed on the site. … [Read more...]

Washington Post article on reparative therapy

I will comment more on this later, but this morning's Washington Post has a lengthy article on reparative therapy. Despite my frequent requests of the reporter not to do so, she still referred to me as a reparative therapist.I am going to add to this post as I have time today.The article quotes APA's Jack Drescher as follows: "Many people who try this treatment tend to be desperate, very unhappy and don't know other gay people," said Drescher, who has treated about a dozen men who previously … [Read more...]

Boston Globe article on sexual orientation

Here is an interesting read in the Boston Globe regarding biological origins of sexual feelings. Nice they mentioned D. Bem, but he got little coverage. … [Read more...]

Love in Action, pt. 3

In John Evans post on Wayne Besen's website, he says the following:Lately, I've heard that some people are actually trying to claim that I never was one of the original people who started Love In Action. I'm sickened even hearing this. The truth is the truth. Even Kent's book tells the truth of how Love In Action was started: In the Preface, Kent Philpott says, "Clearly a new phase of counseling was beginning. I felt inadequate. Preliminary counseling was one thing, but in-depth therapeutic … [Read more...]