Skip to comments.New York City Bans Politically Incorrect Sex Therapy
Posted on 12/14/2017 6:31:27 PM PST by TBP
New York City Council just barred adults from getting the sex therapy they seek unless it agrees with the personal views of members of the council.
The Politically Correct Express Earlier this month, councilmembers passed a law banning professional therapists from counseling focused on changing a persons sexual orientation or gender identity. They added a huge exception to the law, however. The exception allowed the therapy as long as its aimed at exploration and development of a homosexual identity. It was also allowed for changing from sex-at-birth to a transgender identity.
In New York City, this train goes only one way. The Politically Correct Express.
Now its illegal to provide therapy that seeks to change a persons sexual orientation. Its also illegal to provide therapy that seeks to change a persons gender identity to conform to the sex of such individual that was recorded at birth.
But its still legal to offer counseling that provides assistance to a person undergoing gender transition. Its also legal to offer counseling that provides acceptance, support, and understanding of a persons sexual orientation or facilitates a persons coping, social support, and identity exploration and development.
Private Therapy Politics Playing politics with the private therapy choices of grown adults is not only obnoxious. Its harmful.
Consider a heterosexual married man who may act out sexually with other men when hes drunk or on drugs. He wants to stop. He wants to save his marriage. But can he? All thats left to him is counseling to accept a homosexual lifestyle.
Consider a lesbian who has transitioned to live as a man, but is not happy. Can she seek therapy to change her gender identity back to female? Not any more. But shes free to seek help in exploring other identities or in coping with her male identity.
Other states have banned therapy for minors who want to seek help for unwanted sexual attraction or gender confusion. Is this a good idea? There are many recent articles from therapists reporting on cases of rapid onset gender dysphoria in teen girls. This is reminiscent of the anorexia crisis 30 years ago. The stories are tragic, and to cut off the lifeline of talk therapy for these girls is cruel and senseless.
No Politically Incorrect Talk Therapy But no governing body has banned adults from obtaining the counseling they desire. Until now. Now there is politically incorrect talk therapy that must not be allowed.
The City Councils background report is riddled with half-truths, fake science, and lies. A key component of the report includes nightmarish therapy scenarios. The problem is, these Christian torture camps for gays have never been found.
The paper links to the claims of one Sam Brinton, who claims to be a victim of a torture camp. Brintons story was so shocking that even pro-gay researchers tried to verify it, and couldnt. Noted gay rights advocate Wayne Besen says it would be grossly irresponsible for gay groups to use Brintons story.
The underlying claim that gay attraction or transgenderism can never change is also false. Its fake science. Gay-friendly scholars like Professor Lisa Diamond say that sexuality is fluid, especially in women.
There are profound constitutional issues involved here, of course. Not the least of which are the free speech rights of counselors and their would-be clients.
And isnt this new law a perfect example of government getting between a patient and her doctor? Where have we heard that before?
The helping professions may not help the man who wants to save his marriage better that he lose it. Or the woman who wants to live as a woman let her live as a man.
Because New York politicians know far better than you do how you should help yourself.
Manny state New York criminalizes therapy for aberrant behavior?
How tf can they ban a therapy? What if someone wants to go to therapy for this should they not have the chance?
The so-called “pro science” party is a party of lies and anti biology and anti psychology. Most doctors if had a gun to their head would admit this is a mental illness.
The left makes up lies about the climate and treats it like a religious belief. They now outlaw mental health treatment because it goes against some pc doctrine. Oh yea, and criminalize “wrong” pronouns.
These people are deranged.
Autocorrect does some zany things.
Socialist science is always at odds with the truth and always ends up supporting evil.
And yet DeBlasio’s wife who gave birtg to his kids, including the fabulous Dante, was not only a declared lesbian, but an active lesbian activist.
So much that Sodom and Gomorrah can learn from NYC .
So it’s okay to talk a guy into going “gay”, but you can’t help him leave the homosexual lifestyle if he wants to? Disgusting.
No wonder so many homos omit suicide. Once you’re in, you can’t leave, and looking forward to years of being stuffed up the butt by hundreds of different men would tempt me to end it all too.
Everyone in NYC must think alike. Diversity only relates to your skin color. If that.
Revoke the license of the person who's trying to help homosexuals.
It's pretty amazing hypocrisy, even for Democrats, given that the wife of the mayor of NYC is a former lesbian.
I would hate to go to sex therapy that wasn’t New York city council approved. I just wouldn’t do it.
Liberals, achtung! Get into zee boxcar.
Given that most homosexuals were sexually abused as children, this ban is prohibiting RAPE THERAPY!!!
Remember, as you are leaving NYC, don’t look back!
The millions of Pillars of Salt surrounding the City would be a sad memorial to a once great city.
(same advice for San Francisco residents)
I don’t get these bans.
Regardless if Gay/Trans/WTF ever conversion therapy is something you believe in or not, or even if it is total bunk, what about the 1st Amendment?
Astrology is obvious B.S., but as far as I know you can’t ban the daily horoscopes in newspapers.
[[How tf can they ban a therapy?]]
Several states have banned ‘reparative therapy’ or ‘restoration therapy’ (where parents take heir kids to when the kid is confused and thinks they are gay or lesbian)- so why not ban therapists from encouraging people to switch genders too? The pandoras box was opened- I’m actually shocked though that they are banning encouraging people to switch genders
A person has to be morally bankrupt not to see the hand of Satan in this work by the New York City Council.
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