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‘Gay’-Activist Science Deniers Seek To Destroy Researchers Who Objectively Study LGBT Issues
CNS news ^ | 9/4/12 | Matt Barber

Posted on 09/04/2012 8:22:12 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks

Woe to any scientist with an interest in objectively researching and reporting on “LGBT”-related issues. If your findings fail the left’s socio-political “butterflies-and-rainbows” litmus test, the “progressive” establishment will try to destroy you – guaranteed. Thus, on these matters, honest scientific inquiry will require courage.

Kansas State University, July 2010: Family Studies professor Dr. Walter Schumm releases the most comprehensive study to date on the effects of homosexual “parenting.” Published in the Journal of Biosocial Science, the study determined, among other things:

Children raised in “gay” households are up to 12 times more likely to self-identify as “gay”; Of those in their 20s – presumably after they’d been able to work out any adolescent confusion or experimentation – 58 percent of the children of lesbians called themselves “gay,” and 33 percent of the children of “gay” men called themselves “gay.” (Contrast these rates with current studies indicating that around 3 percent of the general population is homosexual.) Just before the research was released, AOL News reported, “Schumm says it shouldn’t have taken until 2010 to do the meta-analysis. Too often his colleagues impose ‘liberal or progressive political interpretations’ on their studies, which inhibit further inquiry. ‘It’s kind of sad,’” he said.

Sad, yes, but it’s also by design. “I just want to know the truth about something,” he confessed. Unfortunately, there are many with an extreme socio-political agenda who depend entirely upon suppressing the truth.

“As if expecting a political backlash himself,” reported AOL, “Schumm concludes his study with a quote from philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. ‘All truth passes through three stages: First it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.’”

Indeed, left-wing backlash was both swift and fierce. Schumm was instantly decried as a “quack,” a “conservative plant” and a “fraud.” Over the past two years, both Schumm and his study have passed through all three of Schopenhauer’s fiery stages, only to emerge unsinged.

But the damage to honest inquiry was already done. The message to anyone else who might conduct such a study was clear: If you dare release research on homosexuality and we don’t like your findings, we’re coming for you.

Not everyone got the message.

University of Texas-Austin, June 2012: Dr. Mark Regnerus leads a team of researchers on another peer-reviewed homosexual “parenting” study labeled: “How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study.”

The study was published in the journal Social Science Research. Its website FAQ page summarizes the findings: “[T]he data show rather clearly that children raised by gay or lesbian parents on average are at a significant disadvantage when compared to children raised by the intact family of their married, biological mother and father.”

Focus on the Family’s Citizenlink distills the research: “According to [Regnerus'] findings, children raised by homosexual parents are more likely than those raised by married heterosexual parents to suffer from poor impulse control, depression and suicidal thoughts, require mental health therapy; identify themselves as homosexual; choose cohabitation; be unfaithful to partners; contract sexually transmitted diseases; be sexually molested; have lower income levels; drink to get drunk; and smoke tobacco and marijuana.”

Again, you could’ve set your watch to the liberal response. They went ballistic.

Notorious homosexual activist Scott Rosensweig (aka, Scott Rose. Warning: link to Rosenweig’s extremist history is profane and offensive) filed a formal complaint, demanding that the University of Texas both investigate and, ultimately, fire Dr. Regnerus for his findings.

A gaggle of homosexualist academics and liberal activists pounced, bewailing the study as “homophobic” and “methodologically flawed.” Darren E. Sherkat, a professor of sociology at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, conducted an “audit” of the already peer-reviewed study and arrived at the unassailable, scholarly and poignantly worded conclusion: “It’s bulls–t.”

Except that it wasn’t.

On Wednesday, the University of Texas – no bastion of conservatism – released a highly anticipated report on its findings, summarily dismissing Rosensweig, Sherkat and the dozens of “progressive” critics who couldn’t stomach the study’s game-changing implications. This painstaking inquiry was spearheaded by an independent consultant who formerly ran the Office of Research Integrity at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Noted UT-Austin: “As with much university research, Regnerus’ New Family Structures Study touches on a controversial and highly personal issue that is currently being debated by society at large. The university expects the scholarly community will continue to evaluate and report on the findings of the Regnerus article and supports such discussion.”

Still, observed the report, the research was properly conducted and “no formal investigation is warranted into the allegations of scientific misconduct lodged against associate professor Mark Regnerus.”

Experience of the millennia, indeed child-like common sense, frequently informs reality. Children are best served – vastly so – when raised by a mother and father.

Although there are sometimes unavoidable circumstances that short-circuit the mom-dad gold standard (single parenthood, etc.), this undeniable truth, to borrow from Schopenhauer, has, heretofore, been “accepted as being self-evident.”

So why on earth would we intentionally and selfishly sabotage it?

While we don’t necessarily need studies to reaffirm that which is so obvious, it is helpful to find a fast-growing body of research available to refute the “new-normal-modern-family” propaganda that sits tendentiously atop today’s moral-relativist house of cards.

Still, those who seek to deconstruct legitimate marriage and the natural family will always endeavor to suppress honest inquiry. They must.

Even so, whether liberal or conservative, “gay” or straight, the scientific community should be allowed to pursue truth in an environment that holds objective scientific inquiry sacrosanct. They should be free to follow the evidence wheresoever it may lead, even when such ends prove unfashionable.

But alas, the lie shall forevermore seek to imprison truth. So it was in a world once flat; and so it remains in a world with throwaway parents.

But take heart. In the end, truth does prevail. For it is the promise of Truth Himself: “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:30-32)

TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: academicbias; childabuse; cultureofcorruption; culturewar; homosexualagenda; indoctrination; junkscience; lavendermafia; pinkjournalism; samesexadoption; sexualizingchildren; smashmonogamy; thenewnormal; traditionalmarriage; ut

1 posted on 09/04/2012 8:22:18 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks
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To: Clint N. Suhks
Lady Gaga “Born This Way” = settled science.
2 posted on 09/04/2012 8:42:44 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Discord, based on perspective, in the subjective, soft “sciences” is to be expected.

There is less room for opinion in the objective, hard sciences (physics, chemistry, biology, etc.).

The epithelial lining of the rectum is composed of simple columnar cells. The function of this type of epithelium is absorption of moisture. It does not provide protection from repeated friction. The resulting epithelial tears are conducive to the transmission of sexually transmitted disease.

The lining of the vagina is composed of stratified squamous cells, well suited to repeated friction.

The above is anatomical fact, not opinion based on faith, bigotry, or politics.

3 posted on 09/04/2012 9:08:50 AM PDT by gasport
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To: Clint N. Suhks

It matters not if such deviancy is genetic or learned behavior.

If we were to allow the SSADs (Same Sex Attraction Disorder) to frame the issue like we always seem to do, then the following can also be said:

1) If a person is genetically predisposed or has learned to steal does it make a difference and should we allow one to steal but the other to be arrested?

2) If a person is genetically predisposed or has learned to molest young children does it make a difference and should we allow one to molest but the other to be arrested? Remember that within the phony Psycho profession, there is a move afoot to redefine child molesters as simply suffering from an “age inappropriate desire disorder”. Oh my, how nice.

3) If a person is genetically predisposed or has learned to kill does it make a difference and should we allow one to kill but the other to be arrested?

NO, of course not because real civilized humans have the capacity to ignore or suppress wants and desires which civilization has deemed wrong.

What the SSADs are trying to do is make wrong right. Thanks to a very willing progressive media, and in large part to progressive unionized public schools, deviant behavior is now considered nothing more than a choice.

Well I saw a very nice car today I would love to have but because I do not believe my want constitutes a right to take that car I simply appreciated from afar.

To SSADs, prove to us that you are civilized humans and suppress your deviant desires.

4 posted on 09/04/2012 9:21:01 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

The same thing happens to any researcher who would dare to scientifically investigate theories on intelligent or who would point out the empirical shortcomings of the theory of Darwinism. They generally get drummed out of the academic community. The libs love of science ends as soon as anyone would use it in a manner that threatenes their sacred preconceptions.

5 posted on 09/04/2012 9:32:04 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: circlecity

“intelligent” = intelligent design

6 posted on 09/04/2012 9:32:42 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Matt Barber tells it like it is. Perhaps the vindication of Regnerus will become a new trend, reversing the tyranny of gay science.

7 posted on 09/04/2012 11:57:14 AM PDT by scottjewell
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