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05/24/2012

NYT to social cons: Stop trying to solve LGBT people!

by Jeremy Hooper

The New York Times' editorial team states the obvious: that scientifically-shunned "ex-gay" therapy "should have been rejected long ago":

Nyt Twitter Opinion Dr. Spitzer’s admission that his study was deeply flawed should discredit, once and for all, those claims of social and religious conservatives that homosexuality is not a fundamental part of human identity.
FULL: Welcome End of a Pseudotheory [NYT Opinion]

Of course it's unlikely that the professional inequality movement will completely drop "change" advocacy, since positioning us as embracing a chosen behavior rather than a natural orientation is keep to their "love the sinner, hate the sin" strategy. But honestly, with this growing attention to the charade, I'm not sure they have to stop embracing this increasingly discredited liability for it to be a boon to our side.

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