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    the Homosexuals Conversion therapy is a therapy method that pressures homosexuals to extreme levels of stress and depression, which ultimately leads to suicide and/or mental disorder. Despite large, credible organizations and doctors, like the American Psychiatric Association, The National Association of Social Workers, the Human Rights Campaign, and many more condemn the use of conversion therapy. Those who exercise conversion therapy have no data to support their claim that it helps change sexual orientation. Many organizations castigate the act of conversion therapy because of its lack of scientific proof. Those who support the implementation of conversion therapy claim that the purpose is to help free homosexuals…

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    Conversion Therapy (reparative therapy) should be banned! Conversion therapy also known as (reparative therapy) consists of a range of treatments psychologists give to their patients that aim to change an individual’s sexual orientation, or sexual identity from homosexual to heterosexual. Many have made complaints about conversion therapy. For example, that it is harmful not only to the adults who attend this program but especially harmful to the minors who are forced into this…

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    of the happiest moment in parent’s life. They make a silent pact then to protect and love their little angel, regardless of any mistakes that he or she shall make. Unfortunately, sometimes when the parent is looking out for the child’s best interest, their actions can be detrimental to their well-being. This is often the case when a parent is faced with the reality that their son or daughter identifies as LGBT. Some parents may see gay children as having a disorder that they will grow out of, in…

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    stance on conversion therapy for homosexuals. Despite United States Surgeon General David Satcher issuing a report in 2001 stating that there is no valid scientific evidence that sexual orientation can be modified or changed with medical or psychological intervention, Mike Pence has involved himself in supporting efforts that seem to be linked to conversion, or “reparative,” therapy. Fighting conversion therapy is nothing new to the LGBTQ+ community. Since the early Freudian period, many have…

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    September 12, 2017 EC Assignment on Pseudoscience http://abcnews.go.com/US/gay-conversion-therapy-advocates-heartened-pence-republican-electoral/story?id=45940488 Conversion Therapy is a collection of different methods involving talk therapy and electroshock therapy in order to change a person who may be homosexual to fit the heterosexual standards whether they have a religious or cultural meaning. One of the main reasons it is supported is the high rate of suicide in the LGBTQ community in…

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    Conversion Therapy Banned

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    Conversion Therapy: Banned for Adolescents One of the main topics at the top of American political and social debate has been surrounding the subject of homosexuality. Whether in the form of civil rights, the gay marriage debate, homosexuals adopting, homophobia or discrimination, this controversial topic has many factions, and given the current high profile of gay marriage, the issue surrounding homosexuality in our society is far form over. Another facet of the debate, however, is not on…

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    Reparative or Conversion Therapy (also known as Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE)) refers to counselling and psychotherapy that attempts to eliminate an individual’s sexual desires for members of their own sex. Until 1973, homosexuality was considered a curable mental illness by the American Psychiatric Association(APA). The APA and other reputable organizations now consider conversion therapy to be unnecessary, ineffective, and potentially dangerous. Despite the APA’s, (and several other…

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    to live to tell the story. We never think of the bad things persevering, but they do. Traditions of hate and segregation and homophobia hang on for life. Though we have proven that love is stronger than hate numerous times, other hateful traditions are lingering under our noses, waiting to be sniffed out. One being the baseless practice of Conversion Therapy, which has been condemned and promoted, spit on and funded, opposed and proposed. Members of the LGBT community have had multiple victories…

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    The Pseudoscience of Conversion Therapy RaeLynn Barott Minnesota State University, Mankato The Pseudoscience of Conversion Therapy Conversion Therapy, or Reparative Therapy, includes therapeutic efforts to change an individual’s sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression (Jadwin-Cakmak, 2015). These therapeutic efforts are intended to stop an individual from being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) based on the premise that being LGBT is a psychological…

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    community, 30% have attempted suicide by the time they were 15, four times the amount of suicide attempts among cisgender and heterosexual youth. A factor in the suicide rate is conversion therapy. Conversion therapy is a practice in which sexual orientation or gender identity is attempted to be changed. In the past, extreme measures such as institutionalization, castration, and electroconvulsive shock therapy were taken. Today, some of the most commonly used physical practices are aversive…

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