Category: Reparative Therapy

Guest Post – Andrew Lilico on the Gay Change Bill

A guest post by Andrew Lilico. Peter has noted that the Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill contains two specific prohibitions on “gay to straight conversion therapies”.  First, the Bill mandates that a new code of ethics for registered counsellors, therapists

Posted in Legal Stuff, Reparative Therapy, UK News, UK Politics

The Ex-Gay Therapy Bill

So the Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill has been published and it’s exactly what I expected. A BILL TO Provide that the Health Professionals Council be the regulatory body for counsellors and psychotherapists; and for connected purposes. BE IT ENACTED

Posted in Legal Stuff, Reparative Therapy, UK News, UK Politics

Parliamentary Debate on Reparative Therapy

Video of today’s debate in Westminster Hall. Move forward to 16:00 hours to see it all. The most interesting thing about the proposer was that she presented absolutely no evidence that conversion therapies did or didn’t work or that it

Posted in Reparative Therapy, Sexuality

On the Buses

News today that Core Issues are seeking a judicial review after Stonewall and Transport for London appear to flout a recent high court ruling. A traditionalist Christian group has lodged papers at the High Court attempting to force Transport for

Posted in PostGay, Reparative Therapy, Sexuality, Therapy, UK News

Extraordinary Affidavit from Former APA President

Nicholas Cummings, a former President of the American Psychological Association, has contributed a highly challenging affidavit as part of a legal case against JONAH, a Jewish organisation that supports orientation change. In it he claims that he and his professional

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What’s the Research Supporting California’s Ban?

A fascinating piece on the lack of any scientific evidence supporting the recent law change. To test this hypothesis, I conducted a search of the PsycARTICLES and MEDLINE databases.  PsycARTICLES is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and

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