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When Matthew Grech shared his personal story following his X Factor Malta appearance, he was soundly rebuked by Maltese Equality Minister Helena Dalli, who claimed he had broken the law. In 2016, Malta bannedtherapeutic choice for unwanted same-sex attractions. What does this incident teach us about the r... Read more
The IFTCC has responded to the intended ban on therapeutic choice by the UK Government - in a document to be released at the launch of the IFTCC launch in London, Monday 15th October Read more
Psychologist Dr laura Haynes considers the right of therapy for those with unwanted same-sex attrations.
The Rt Rev Graham James implies that General Synod voted only to ban “conversion therapy” as opposed to “prayer or accredited counselling” for people uncomfortable with their sexuality. But the underlying Memorandum of Understanding restricts the latter to helping people to “reach a greater degree of acceptance of their sexual orientation” – not to move away from it. Read more
Considering the studies cited... Read more
‘I don’t want to see another young person take their life,’ says Jayne Ozanne. She wants to see ‘conversion therapy’ banned. There are four propositions here: that (i) LGBT-identified people experience more depression than others; (ii) they likewise commit suicide more often; (iii) a major cause of this is what she calls ‘spiritual abuse’ in the Church; and (iv) therapy makes matters worse, not better. Read more
In 1994 John Bancroft said about research into sexual orientation,that it was an area “par excellence where scientific objectivity has little chance of survival.” Read more
A response to the Revd Stephen Neill (Gazette 16th Sept) Read more
The topic Can anyone change their sexuality? Download audio file
The issue is: therapeutic and counselling choice - should it be banned? Download audio file
LGBT Activist Paul Brand, Patron of "Just Like Us" once again uses undercover reporting to "expose" Gay Cur... Download audio file
In the first interview of its kind about the new International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling C... Download audio file
Core Issues is a non-profit Christian ministry supporting men and women with homosexual issues who voluntarily seek change in sexual preference and expression.
It respects the rights of individuals who identify as 'gay' who do not seek change, and supports dignity for LGBT persons. It does not support gay "marriage" - usually considered an "equality" issue, premised on the belief that being gay is "biological" and is therefore unchangeable. Core Issues Trust offers one-to-one support for individuals voluntarily seeking to leave homosexual behaviours and feelings. Please read our "Statement on Prejudice". The Royal College of Psychiatrists (2014) has recently affirmed that human sexuality is fluid for some, and therefore changeable in some cases. Core Issues Trust promotes the idea that individuals are not "victims" of their sexual desires.
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