New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Monday which bans conversion therapy for minors.
Christopher Doyle and his ex-gay advocacy group PFOX insist conversion therapy would help “save gay men from AIDS and suicide.”
Evidence to the contrary notwithstanding, I think there is a place for thoughtful engagement over the “clobber passages.”
Three “gay and effeminate” teens have died after being starved, tortured and killed at a camp that promised to turn them into “men”.
Dr. Jack Drescher said, “If you really want to educate the public about the risks of these treatments, the fact that there are states that have outlawed these treatments should be a chilling fact.”
Conversion therapy is controversial, dangerous, and ineffective. But Christian-rights groups claim banning it violates the right to free speech.
Joanna Schroeder hopes that the courts expose the greater truth about so-called “Reparative Therapies”, which take advantage of the anguish some men experience when their same-sex attraction conflicts with their spiritual beliefs.
As the world argues over what to do about Flight MH17 and fighting in east Ukraine grows ever more intense, there is little sign that either side can act to defuse the crisis.
Three steps to being brave.
It’s clear that young people are getting caught in the crossfire of the latest round of fighting between Israel and Palestine and the conflict is taking a huge toll on them. And the effects of the war are not just physical.
The impromptu silverware drum solo. All it needs is a round of applause.
In just two weeks Marilyn Weingard’s son Steven is leaving to help a nation at war. Here’s how she made peace with his decision.
Never doubt the power of a teenage guy who loves to do good for the world. Kevin Stonewall may just put an end to colon cancer.
Great sex is not about size, stamina, or technique
Dewaine Farria struggles with how to raise a secular child in a world that bombards them with religious messages.
Looking for a way to keep the kids active and away from the TV screen this summer? Tom Sturges has a few tips for parents.
How Nate Bagley discovered that love is not a weakness.
“When men are unaware of their gender privilege, boundary violations occur,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.
Jordan Gray says that in order to truly love, it must be unconditional.
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.