Sexual identity: Thoughts on the status of the reorientation wars

(First posted on August 12, 2009)So now that the dust has started to settle from the APA convention in Toronto, let’s review the status of the Reorientation Wars.Does therapy change orientation?In anticipation of the APA’s report, NARTH fired an opening salvo with their paper (What Research Shows…). Perhaps sensing, incorrectly as it turns out, that the APA would advocate a ban on reorientation therapy, NARTH tossed every positive reference to change they could find into the paper. Th … [Read more...]

Misconceptions in sexual identity ministry

I also blog on Crosswalk.com and publish articles there occasionally. A recent one regarding misconceptions in sexual identity ministry has not been getting great reviews over there, which is I suppose to be expected given the content. Here is one section which should surprise no regular readere here:One - All gay people are attracted to the same sex because they did not bond with their parents or were sexually abused.Untold pain and confusion has been caused to parents and their … [Read more...]


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