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Ex-Gay Research

Analyzing the Spitzer Study And Its Relation to Science, Religion,Politics, and Culture

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Published by Harrington Park Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay & Lesbian studies,
  • Sexual behaviour,
  • Mental health services,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Psychology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Treatment,
  • Mental health,
  • Social aspects,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Psychotherapy - General,
  • Gays

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJack Drescher (Editor), Kenneth J. Zucker (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8614458M
    ISBN 101560235578
    ISBN 109781560235576

      Change for the homosexual is difficult, but still possible, researchers of a newly released study say. "The Thomas Project: A Study of Religiously-Mediated Change in Exodus Group Participants" presents evidence that there are people who have successfully changed, or experienced "conversion," from homosexuality to : Lillian Kwon. Ex-Gay Research: Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture Book January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

      Those include Michael Bussee, one of the original founders of the well-known ex-gay group Exodus (the U.S. branch shut down in ); John Paulk, the poster-child for ex-gay group Love Won Out; John Smid, former director of ex-gay group Love In Action and Tim Rymel, former outreach director at Love In Action.   And yet these groups continue to spread their toxic "ex-gay" propaganda that results in the spiritual -- if not physical -- deaths of numerous LGBT people. Wayne Besen, in his book Anything But Straight, and his organization, Truth Wins Out, have documented many of these examples of betrayal by the "ex-gay" movement.

      By this point, the ex-gay movement was already in shambles. A Pew Research poll showed that only 36 percent of Americans believe a gay or lesbian person’s orientation can be changed.   Down the road outside the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, a news conference featured three former Exodus leaders saying "ex-gay" is a delusion. New research may change the terms of : Tim Stafford.


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Ex Gay Research book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Defenders and critics of the controversial Spitzer study analyze its metho 4/5. Although this book may at first appear to attack the other--in this case, those who consider themselves gay--this book is the other of psychological research.

This book addresses ideas that are other than the ideas of psychology's power centers and power by: Ex-Gay Research: Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture is essential reading for sex researchers, mental health professionals, pastoral counselors, political activists, and any person asking if one can truly “change” his or her homosexuality.4/5(2).

"Psychologists have long championed and cared for the 'other' of our society--the weird, the abnormal, the minority and the less powerful. Although this book may at first appear to attack the other--in this case, those who consider themselves gay--this book is the other of psychological research.

This book addresses ideas that are other than the ideas of psychology's power. The ex-gay movement consists of people and organizations that encourage people to refrain from entering or pursuing same-sex relationships, to eliminate homosexual desires and to develop heterosexual desires, or to enter into a heterosexual relationship.

It relies on the involvement of individuals who formerly identified themselves as gay, lesbian, or bisexual but no longer do. light of prior published research claiming such change. Anecdotes of failed change (by “ex‐ex‐ gays”) have contributed to pessimism about the possibility of real change.

The dismissal of past research as rooted in homophobic Ex-Gay Research book has served as an effective ad hominem argument that has. Read "Ex-Gay Research Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture" by Jack Drescher available from Rakuten Kobo.

Defenders and critics of the controversial Spitzer study analyze its methodologies and findings InRobert L. Spitz Brand: Taylor And Francis. Ex-Gay Research: Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture is essential reading for sex researchers, mental health professionals, pastoral counselors, political activists, and any person asking if one can truly “change” his or her by: He came out as gay inis a member of FELA, and is writing his third book, Ex-Gay: 25 Years Later.

Jeremy Marks Marks founded Courage UK in and was involved with Exodus Europe from Books shelved as ex-gay: Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family by Garrard Conley, Ex Gay Research: Analyzing The Spitzer Study And Its Rela. The internet is abuzz with the claim that the editor of the Archives of Sexual Behavior is refusing to retract an article purporting to evidence the success of "ex-gay" therapy, even though the.

It is cited to Ex-Gay Research, a scholarly book edited by Jack Drescher and Kenneth Zucker. The second part states that "These goals rest in the claim that sexual orientation is a choice and that change for homosexuals is possible through therapy and prayer", and it is cited to an article in The Atlantic, a non-scholarly popular magazine.

Ex-Gay Research | Defenders and critics of the controversial Spitzer study analyze its methodologies and findingsInRobert L. Spitzer, MD, presented his study on sexual conversion therapy with its controversial findings that.

Instead of fire-and-brimstone denunciations from the pulpit, the ex-gay movement allowed the Christian right to couch its condemnation of homosexuality in a way that seemed compassionate. Focus on the Family called its new ex-gay ministry Love Won Out and talked about healing and caring for : Gabriel Arana.

Ex-Gay Research: Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture, edited by Jack Drescher, M.D.

and Kenneth J. Zucker, Ph.D., is not an ordinary book; instead, it represents a compendium of previously published chapters, all addressing from different perspectives the controversial study conducted by Robert L.

Spitzer, M.D. and. A book about the Spitzer study: "Ex-gay research: Analyzing the Spitzer study and its relation to science, religion, politics, and culture." Edited by Jack Drescher & Kenneth J.

Zucker. According to the product description bythe book discusses: the ex-gay movement. the nature of scientific inquiry. There have been several studies regarding homosexuals becoming ex-homosexuals. For example, on Septem Christianity Today published an article entitled An Older Wiser Ex-Gay Movement and below is an excerpt from that article which focuses on reparative therapy: “.

Ex-Gay Research: Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture is essential reading for sex researchers, mental health professionals, pastoral counselors, political activists, and any person asking if one can truly “change” his or her homosexuality.

What’s most interesting about the idea of ex-gay among anti-gay religious groups, such as Family Research Council and Focus on the Family, is that ex-gays are seen as “a necessary evil,” in. Table of contents for Ex-gay research: analyzing the Spitzer study and its relation to science, religion, politics, and culture / Jack Drescher, Kenneth J.

Zucker, editors. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Ex-Gay Research: Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture is essential reading for sex researchers, mental health professionals, pastoral counselors, political activists, and any person asking if one can truly "change" his or her homosexuality.5/5(1).Ex-gay research: analyzing the Spitzer study and its relation to science, religion, politics, and culture.Ex-Gay Watch fact-checks political and religious movements which seek to make gay people straight.

We provide critical analysis of the political tactics, religious rationalizations, research findings, health claims, and apparent motives of organizations which claim that sexual orientation is a choice.

Ex-Gay Watch was launched in July