"We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice,
we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself." Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison (1943-1945)

Leading Stories and Research

Response to the UK Government Ban on Therapeutic Choice

The IFTCC has responded to the intended ban on therapeutic choice by the UK Government - in a document to be released...

Counselling and Psychotherapy have become transgender propaganda mouthpieces

The BACP claims, without evidence, that ‘conversion therapy’ for gender identity is harmful. But the BACP fails t...

Why Vue Cinemas is muddled in saying ex-gay film contradicted its values

This past Wednesday Vue Cinemas paid an undisclosed fee for breach of contract to Core Issues Trust for its last-minu...

New Study: Effects of Therapy on Religious Men who have Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction

This new study by Santero, Whitehead and Ballesteros (SHB)is a much-needed contribution to the evidence that there i...

The UK Government is going down a dangerous path ...

On Tuesday the government announced an LGBT Action Plan, and top of the list is the determination to ‘stamp out’ ...

Facebook Shuts Down Christian Ideas While Letting Others Post Threats

Facebook has become one of the great censors of our day. Rather than provide a forum in which people can express thei...

Letter to Belfast Telegraph, Friday 13th July 2018

Some thoughts on the tensions between Scottish and Irish Presbyterians regarding same-sex marriage from Dermot OCalla...

Why we must stop the government from outlawing the ex-gay movement.

The Home Office has allegedly told the LGBT website Pink News that it wants to look again at the possibility of banni...

Banned film Voices of the Silenced now in 12 Languages

We are pleased to announce the release of the 12-language (subtitled) DVD will be released on the 13th of June and wh...

Recent Developments in Neurophysiology

Dr Peter May comments on a new study which has important probable implications for brain plasticity and the folly of ...

Peaceful Protest Planned at The Queen’s University Belfast over Film Screening Refusal

Following the refusal of Queen’s Film Theatre (QFT) and Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) to provide services to C...

The Queens University Belfast Refuses Voices of the Silenced Screening

Following an enquiry from Core Issues Trust (CIT) on 15 February 2018 to host its Belfast Premiere of “Voices of th...

Film Review: Voices of the Silenced - is it best to keep it that way, or should they be heard?

Some views generally held to be abhorrent and patently false, such as holocaust denial, are illegal in some countries...

Why the ex-gay movement provokes rage and censorship

In the light of Vue Cinemas cancelling the premiere of Voices of the Silenced, Dr Carys Moseley looks at the fervent ...

Full house for Premiere!

PRESS STATEMENT: A feature documentary "Voices of the Silenced" will be released at a premiere event in Piccadilly Ci...

Cynthia Garrett (London Mini Series) and Mike Davidson

Television personality Cynthia Garrett presents a series of messages aimed to encourage people to live their faith in...

The conversion therapy controversy

Peter May reviews a hurried and unsatisfactory debate at the Church of England Synod.

Yes or No? Gay Marriage in Australia and Northern Ireland

Following the Australian SBS Dateline Programme released (12th September 2017) Mike Davidson reflects on view-point d...

Comparing the Nashville Statement and one response from the Gay Christian perspective.

David Bennett’s response to the Nashville Statement, “Why I call myself a gay celibate Christian – and say 'no'...

Why patriarchy is the best solution for happy families and societies

In “The New Politics of Sex: the sexual revolution, civil liberties and the growth of government power” Professor...

Dermot O'Callaghan in Belfast Telegraph

Dermot O'Callghan comments on the battle for "gay" marriage in Northern Ireland. Letter published in Belfast Telegra...

‘Homosexuality’ vs ‘Homosexual Practice’ : the new binary

Many have articulated the idea that the binary sexuality model dividing the world of mankind into ‘gay’ and ‘st...

An open letter to William Nye, General Secretary of the Church of England

You have indicated formally your view that the onus is on therapists to prove that their work is ethical. Within rea...

An open letter to Jayne Ozanne, from a CIT Director - Dermot O'Callaghan

Following Jayne Ozanne's refusal to engage with the concerns raised in his letter to her, Dermot O'Callaghan has sent...

How Stonewall influences all the UK's political parties

In response to the Stonewall "Acceptance without Exception" campaign, Core Issues Trust recently released its "Equal,...

De-queering BBC 3's 'Queer Britain', Episode 1

Dr Mike Davidson exposes some of the assumptions and biases in the first episode of BBC 3's documentary 'Queer Britai...

Memorial Service for Dr Joseph Nicolosi 22nd April, 2017

A memorial service was held to remember Dr Joseph Nicolosi on Saturday 22nd April, in Los Angeles, CA

Whatever “gay conversion therapy” is, banning it won’t change Christian sexual ethics

Former Christian Legal Centre client and Director of the Core Issues Trust, Dr Mike Davidson, comments on the news th...

Counselors and Christian Psychologists React to 'Conversion Therapy' Claims

Christian psychologists and pastoral counselors are decrying the fear mongering over "gay conversion therapy," with t...

Film Review at the OSCE - Voices of the Silenced: experts, evidences and ideology

A film production trailer (produced by CIT) was released at an OSCE side-event meeting today, 27th September, 2016: "...

Pansexual Humanism: The UK’s new State Orthodoxy –countering the intolerance.

Core Issues Trust will offer a side event at the OSCE in Warsaw, Poland on Monday 26th September, at 1.00-2.30pm (mee...

Pastoral Care or Accommodation?

Pastoral Care for all is an imperative for the church. What could count as “Pastoral Care” which would leave inta...

Church of England to Launch LGBT congregation

The Bishop of Wolverhampton makes a false and dangerous claim by saying that same-sex attraction is 'God-given'. This...

Bible not 'prudish' according to theologian

Speaking of the Theology of the Body (Christopher West) conference, Mike Davidson said "What we are seeking to do is ...

Costs Demand from TFL against CIT

Transport for London (TFL) lawyers have asked the Enforcements of Judgements Office in Belfast to issue a Custody War...

Reminder of the Issues with the ACC's ban of therapeutic support for those seeking to change sexual patterning

Its important to review the reasons why we think it is a mistake for Christian Counsellors to support the secularisat...

Refusal of Association of Christian Counsellors to Renew Core Issues Trust's Organisational Membership

The Association of Christian Consellors lends support to secularisation process of UK society

Letter of Support from NARTH

The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) is greatly concerned about the recent expu...

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