Skip to comments.Homosexuality and Mental Health
Posted on 03/22/2013 8:12:52 AM PDT by fwdude
It was never a medical decisionand thats why I think the action came so fast It was a political move Thats how far weve come in ten years. Now we even have the American Psychiatric Association running scared.
-Barbara Gittings, Activist
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) currently considers same-sex attraction a diagnosable and treatable mental disorder if one is marked by persistent distress about their sexual orientation. The disorder is listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV TR (DMS-IV TR) as a paraphilia, euphemistically entitled, Sexual Orientation Not Otherwise Specified.
Psychiatrists began to use this clunky phrase to refer to homosexuality in 1987, after compromising with radical activists for more than a decade about what constitutes politically-correct verbiage. Negotiations have centered primarily on how to balance the demands of radical political activists with the right of the individual patient to self-determination, which requires that psychiatry leave the doors open to treatment and implies that homosexuality is in fact a mental disorder.
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A long read but worth it.
Duh! You need a PHD to point out the obvious these days?
A PHD is a liability when it comes to apprehending truth. Look at how many of them are liberal loons.
Don’t anger the fang-toothed man-hating feminazis.
Prior to December 14, 1973, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) considered same-sex attraction a disorder. The disorder was listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-II (DSM-II) under the label, Homosexuality. Psychiatrys authoritative voice influenced public opinion, which at the time was negative toward both sodomy and the types of people who engaged in such acts. Although public sexual activity in parks and public restrooms contributed to societies negative views, scientific opinion was crucial in the public attitude.
No, but when the lefties move the goalposts and then claim the posts have been in the same place all along we have lost any objectivity.
Smug militant gays will point to ‘studies’ and the DSM and claim homosexuality is as normal as breathing when the scientific method, empirical data and the DSM itself have been intentionally corrupted to produce an outcome. It worked so well that the climate change types thought they would try it but absent the same sort of personal emotional bias among most (pro or con) the ruse was discovered and most sane people recognized the manipulation for what it was.
The coordinated effort to destigmatize homosexuality has, inevitably, opened the Pandora’s box of deviancy and delusion, with sordid tales of parents claiming their six year olds are ‘transgendered’ and demanding the wholesale retrofitting of schools, malls and other public facilities regardless of the cost or any application of common sense or skepticism.
"Besides the ALA, I was also very involved, along with many other people, in efforts to get the American Psychiatric Association to drop its listing of homosexuality as a mental illness. Psychiatrists were one of the three major groups that had their hands on us. They had a kind of control over our fate, in the eyes of the public, for a long time. Religion and law were the other two groups that had their hands on us. So, besides being sick, we were sinful and criminal. But the sickness label infected everything that we said and made it difficult for us to gain any credibility for anything we said ourselves. The sickness issue was paramount."
They have, for all practical purposes, conquered psychiatry and law. The only group that still largely stands in their way is religion, and they are steadily making inroads there, or at least creating the public perception that they are.
All of their malice and energies can, and will be, now focused on Christianity, make no mistake. Never believe the fake assurances given by homosexual apologists that churches would never be forced to affirm homosexuality or to acknowledge counterfeit "marriage." It is coming, and we'll face confiscation of our property and incarceration when we resist.
This shows what an uncaring jackass Rob Portman is. His son has a high chance of being dead before he turns 50. Does he give a shit? No. As long as he’s happy.
Never believe the fake assurances given by homosexual apologists that churches would never be forced to affirm homosexuality or to acknowledge counterfeit "marriage." It is coming, and we'll face confiscation of our property and incarceration when we resist.
If your sexual behavior is how you identify yourself, then doesn’t that mean that it is the most important thing in your life? And if homosexuality is the most important thing in your life, then doesn’t work become an obstacle to this behavior? Wouldn’t your goal be to be paid to practice homosexuality? Welcome to the next step. Homosexuality as an accepted lifestyle for those who have jobs, and a disability for those who don’t want, or have, jobs. Your hard-earned tax dollars are going to become Social Security Disability for an old homosexual so he can buy a blowjob at a bath house in San Francisco.
The outlandish behavior itself points to a serious pathology. Speaking anecdotally (for which there IS often something to be said) every homosexual I have been closely familiar with has had other emotional and psychological issues. Every one was on psychotropic drugs, had serious anger issues, and had debilitating problems relating to other people. Most are liberals and have the mindless liberal view on virtually everything, despise Christianity, and had horrible relationships with parents and siblings.
They just passed a law to make it illegal to point out the evils of homosexuality and the problems that go along with it. Homosexuality can NOT be voiced in a negative light.
It seems the psychiatric community has gone from recognizing it as a disorder, to neutral, to deciding it is normal.
Recently TV has been bombarding the air waves with commercials (pubic service announcements?) dissing people for using the term gay to describe something lame, stupid, ugly, gross or undesirable.
It's only fitting that the word gay is changing it's meaning again.
The homosexual community took the word to describe themselves to make it seem like being a homosexual was a life of rainbows, balloons and unicorns.
Gay used to mean a happy, fun loving individual
Then it was co-opted into a description of those that practice gross sexual perversions.
Kids started using it to describe something undesirable as I mentioned up post.
It's only fair that the word has changed meaning again.
If the homos get upset, my suggestion is to say we are not using the word you perverted into something gross, we spell it ghey when we use it.
This article is sooooooo gay!! (not buying into the PC suggestion that I posted above...let them get upset, they took a perfectly good word and perverted it.)
For years, posters at Free Republic have been using the acronym "SSAD" to describe the sickness that homosexuals practice: Same Sex Attraction Disorder
the evil of Sodom & Gomorrah continues..
As long as hes happy.
If it “feels good, do it” is missing the end of the sentence where the negative consequences are listed.
If herion feels good, do it; but know that it will totally control and kill you within ten years. It is ultimately a suicide mission.
Likewise, with anal sex. It may be your addictive desire but it will shorten your lifespan by twenty to thirty years because of all the diseases that come as a consequence to the behavior.
Every sin is tempting (feels good for the moment) and every sin has concequences (makes one suffer in the long term). God is not arbitrary in His guidebook to a human’s happy and successful life on earth. Liberals racially slur that lifestyle as “white bread” and urge Americans to adopt a more “exciting” image and behaviors/lifestyle. That is a call to adopt a mentality and behaviors of self deceipt and self destruction.
All anyone has do is to be exposed to a few seconds of the gay “culture” to know how mentally ill the whole mess really is.
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Yes, it is a mental illness. Yes, many people have left and continue to leave the "gay" life. Yes, the homonazi activists and their assistants do everything they can to hide the truth. So what is the solution to the increasing onslaught of pro-homonazi propaganda and lies?
My solution is to NOT SHUT UP and talk more loudly against it. Anyone other solutions welcome.
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