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HOMOSEXUALITY: Some Facts And Observations
News articles, TV commentaries and research studies about “hotbutton” issues surrounding homosexuality almost always stir up personal prejudices and strong opinions. The thinking person, however, will want to have facts, not just opinions. To obtain the facts about homosexuality, two highly qualified psychologists, Stanton Jones and Mark Yarhouse,1 undertook a study that meets today’s professional standards in ways that other existing studies do not. Their work resulted in a book entitled Ex-Gays: A Longitudinal Study Of Religiously Mediated Change In Sexual Orientation (Intervarsity Press, ’07). Reading it prompted me to write this article in the hope that it would be useful to readers.
With little hard evidence, most psychologists have concluded: that people who try to change their sexual orientation are actually mentally ill; that “homosexuality is not changeable”; and that “any attempt to produce change is necessarily harmful” (pp. 36,16).2 On…
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