November 20, 2020, may go down as the day the tide began to turn against government bans on therapies that allow clients with unwanted same-sex attractions to pursue change. In this article, we take a closer look at this stunningly rational decision. A majority of the three judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that speech in the therapists’ office is to be seen as speech and not as professional conduct. Hence the first US amendment cannot be violated. They also found that the ban ordinances in Florida are content-based and viewpoint-based restrictions on speech. It is therefore the content itself which is being contested. Restrictions of these sorts are illegal. Continue reading Striking down Florida Counseling Ban, part 2
A three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals struck down laws that ban counselors from providing minor clients with help to reduce or eliminate unwanted same-sex attractions, behaviors, or gender confusion.
This is the first federal Court of Appeals decision on such laws since the 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision in National Institute of Family & Life Advocates v. Becerra (NIFLA).
On the Healthcare website CMDA, Andre Van Mol, MD, published an article, drawing attention to new LGBT-extremist legislative attempts to silence all opposing views on the subject of Same-Sex Attractions, and therefore to eradicate freedom of speech and science by legal force in current USA. In his publication, he quotes from a staggering array of solid scientific articles worth reading: Continue reading ‘Three California Bills Needing Attention’
Dr. Joseph Nicolosi Sr. died suddenly this year. He was the founder of reparative therapy, and was one of the greatest contributers to the science of sexuology in the past three decades. With a keen insight and a great knowledge of the emperical literature on the subject, he wrote books about the phenomenon of same-sex attractions which make him stand out in the crowd. Continue reading Tribute to Dr. Joe Nicolosi Sr. from his wife, Linda
Today the Alliance for Therapeutic Choice (Narth) has filed a national complaint at the FTC against three extremist organizations who continuously spread lies, desinformation and slander against psychotherapy for Same Sex Attractions. Continue reading Narth files complaint against radical extremists at the Federal Trade Commission
On his website, Narth-defector Dr. Throckmorton posted gay activists who commented on Dr. Joseph Nicolosi’s death with the words: “Oh, get over it, Mary!” But there are also other people out there whose voices need to be heard, in spite of loud aggressive joy over Dr. Nicolosi’s death, a joy which is being ventilated all over gay affirmative media by heterophobic activists, trampling on his grave. Let us have a look at what people who actually knew Joe had to say about his death. Continue reading Tributes to the late Dr. Joseph Nicolosi
In light of the persecution of ex-gays by radical gay-lib, it is increasingly important that the stories of real people are heard. A fund-raising initiative has been started to help David DeJiacomo from Denver to raise $8,000 to hire a professional editor to ready his story for publication and sale to a commercial publisher. Continue reading Crowd-funding initiative for personal story by David DeJiacomo
I have tragic news to share with you this morning. Our beloved friend Dr. Joseph Nicolosi passed away early this morning. He was hospitalized for the flu and dehydration only 48 hours ago and that apparently progressed into kidney failure and finally cardiac arrest. Continue reading Dr. Joseph Nicolosi has passed away