In June 2015 the Presidential Advisor of Barack Obama, mrs. Valerie June Bowman Jarret, commissioned a video on the call for a ban on reparative therapy that she wanted the President to sign. He was, by the way, her protegé way back then in his early days in Chicago. She was the businesswoman who brought him to power. Continue reading White House video on proposed ban, part 2
On his trip in 1772 discovering the Pacific Ocean, captain Cook stumbled upon an island, consisting of a volcano, sticking up above the surface of the ocean. The island dwellers welcomed the strange men on their big ship, and were somewhat suspicious of them at first. Continue reading Ships and volcanoes, a story
In August 2015 the UK government conducted a study of 1632 members of the country’s general population.
Asked to plot themselves on a ‘sexuality scale’, 23% of the British people surveyed chose something other than 100% heterosexual –and the figure rises to 49% among 18-24 year olds. Continue reading 1 in 2 young people say they are not 100% heterosexual
Is being gay a disease?
Gaylib insists that homosexual feelings are not a psychiatric disease per se, and that therefore any counselling on the subject is unethical and malpractice.
Well, marriage problems aren’t a disease either and yet millions of people see psychotherapists annually, there where we see 30% of all marriages ending within three years in a divorce. Continue reading Is being gay a disease?
On his website, Walter Heyer writes about transgender issues. He is an author and public speaker with a passion to help others who regret gender change. Through his website, SexChangeRegret.com, and his blog, WaltHeyer.com, Heyer raises public awareness about the incidence of regret and the tragic consequences suffered as a result. Continue reading I was a transgender, a story
A ban on geology?
With his proposed ban on reparative therapy, Obama may just as well ban geology.
Gaylib has managed to influence the presidential advisor of Barack Obama to support a ban on reparative therapy, that is to say any psychotherapeutic counselling of youngsters where heterosexual feelings are explored or evaluated with a client who experiences homosexual or homoerotic feelings. Continue reading A ban on geology?