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  • NJ governor signs ban on gay conversion therapy

    08/19/2013 12:34:34 PM PDT · by xzins · 162 replies ^ | 19 Aug 13 | Associated Press
    Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Monday barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight, making New Jersey the second state to ban so-called conversion therapy, along with California. The bill passed both houses of the New Jersey Legislature with bipartisan support in June. Assemblyman Tim Eustace, who sponsored the bill and is openly gay, described the therapy as "an insidious form of child abuse." In a note accompanying the bill, Christie said he believes people are born gay and that homosexuality is not a sin. That view is inconsistent with his Catholic faith, which teaches that homosexual...
  • An Arab Therapist Seeks to Lift the Veil On a Touchy Subject

    10/11/2006 5:19:18 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies · 999+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 11, 2006 | Mariam Fam
    A veiled and observant Muslim medical doctor, Ms. [Heba] Kotb is a Cairo-based sex therapist -- which makes her a pioneer in this part of the world. She combines Islam and tradition with science and modernity, encouraging her conservative and religious audience to discuss a topic largely shunned in public. Doing so, she says, will help save many a troubled marriage in the Arab world and rescue the young from inaccurate sexual information. "Sexual relations are like a gas station ... If the gas is no good, the car will break," she says. "This is what happens to marriages in...