In 1973 the American Psychiatric Association (APA) determined that homosexuality was not a mental illness. Everyone assumed that since these are scientists making these decisions, then science was the determining factor in making this change. However, no “studies” were done and no empirical evidence was found. The decision was determined by a vote to the members of the association. This is interesting because the APA operated entirely on opinion while they present a face of a purely objective stance. So ultimately they removed homosexuality from the DSM (diagnostic statistical manual for diagnosis mental illness). It wasn’t unanimous either (about 70%-30%) How did the idea for this change come about? Maybe the LGBT activists politely brought their concerns forward and the APA deliberated accordingly?
Dr. Ronald Bayer (a pro-gay psychiatrist) details the happenings in the APA at that time.
“Diagnostic Politics: Homosexuality and the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Bayer says that the first attack by homosexual activists against the APA began in 1970 when this organization held its convention in San Francisco. Homosexual activists decided to disrupt the conference by interrupting speakers and shouting down and ridiculing psychiatrists who viewed homosexuality as a mental disorder. In 1971, homosexual activist Frank Kameny worked with the Gay Liberation Front collective to demonstrate against the APA’s convention. At the 1971 conference, Kameny grabbed the microphone and yelled, “Psychiatry is the enemy incarnate. Psychiatry has waged a relentless war of extermination against us. You may take this as a declaration of war against you.”
Homosexuals forged APA credentials and gained access to exhibit areas in the conference. They threatened anyone who claimed that homosexuals needed to be cured.
Kameny had found an ally inside of the APA named Kent Robinson who helped the homosexual activist present his demand that homosexuality be removed from the DSM. At the 1972 convention, homosexual activists were permitted to set up a display booth, entitled “Gay, Proud and Healthy.” ”
So it was determined that homosexuals do not have mental illness because they “seem to function normally in everyday life”. However, this was no peaceful protesting. The Gay Agenda is to force people to accept homosexuality as normal. They got a grip on the APA and with coercion, lies, and strawman they intimidated them into removing this mental illness from the DSM-II. They used fear. Fear of being discredited and demonized, the APA bowed down to the Gay Agenda without a fight. No psychiatrist wants to be considered a bigot, and so with a loud voice the homosexuals got their most important victory.
Why is this such an important victory? Dr. Socarides (also a member of the APA at that time) explains:
“To declare a condition a ‘non-condition,’ a group of practitioners had removed it from our list of serious psychosexual disorders. The action was all the more remarkable when one considers that it involved an out-of-hand and peremptory disregard and dismissal not only of hundreds of psychiatric and psychoanalytic research papers and reports, but also a number of other serious studies by groups of psychiatrists, psychologists, and educators over the past seventy years…” “For the next 18 years, the APA decision served as a Trojan horse, opening the gates to widespread psychological and social change in sexual customs and mores. The decision was to be used on numerous occasions for numerous purposes with the goal of normalizing homosexuality and elevating it to an esteemed status. “To some American psychiatrists, this action remains a chilling reminder that if scientific principles are not fought for, they can be lost-a disillusioning warning that unless we make no exceptions to science, we are subject to the snares of political factionalism and the propagation of untruths to an unsuspecting and uninformed public, to the rest of the medical profession, and to the behavioral sciences”
Thus science bends to the will of politics. But let us not forget there is a T at the end of LGBT. Transgender Identity Disorder is still considered a mental disorder. However, through clever wording and more politics, the disorder has been trivialized and minimized. It is now called “GENDER DYSPHORIA”. This simple change of verbiage was also not backed by any science, but the motive is clear: the condition no longer contains the words TRANSGENDER. Thus the transgender community is distanced from the actual condition they share. The homosexuals will not stop until the agenda is successful. Therefore, I can see this condition being removed eventually (within 10 years) from the DSM altogether.
What’s the big deal about this disorder? Well, Dr. Paul McHugh is a psychiatrist who continues to assert that Transgender Identity Disorder is a true mental illness.
“He also reported on a new study showing that the suicide rate among transgendered people who had reassignment surgery is 20 times higher than the suicide rate among non-transgender people. Dr. McHugh further noted studies from Vanderbilt University and London’s Portman Clinic of children who had expressed transgender feelings but for whom, over time, 70%-80% “spontaneously lost those feelings.”
It’s been decades since homosexuality was normalized. Now they seek to normalize Trans as well. This is a problem because these are real people with real psychological issues. They cannot be helped if they are normalized. The LGBT intimidate with fear and intolerance and scream their way into making policy. The problem these individuals should be getting proper treatment, but they are not.
What is proper treatment? Well I’m not going to sit there and say that treatment for LGBT should be to turn them back to being heterosexual. However, these people (who fought for normality) experience far greater psychological issues that they don’t seek help for because they’re told they are normal.
So if treatment shouldn’t change, then why does it matter if it is considered a mental illness or not? Doesn’t the removal of the LGBT as mentally ill remove any stigmas and provide a better life for them in society? Perhaps, but at the expense of countless children. Our children are at risk more than anyone else.
Since the LGBT community intimidate and yell their way into making policy, and since they have such a firm grip on the APA, they also have a grip on the public school system. What’s so bad that they are telling our children? They tell people that they are born that way. If someone is born gay, then they have no hope but to be gay. However if a confused child experiences same-sex attraction (and they are told that homosexuality is completely innate) then they will bend to this view and actually have a self-fulfilling prophecy. The problem with “being born gay” is that no one is. Twin studies have proven time and time again for decades that there is no statistical evidence to indicate that people are born gay.
What happens when you talk to someone in the LGBT community about this subject? They get really mad. In fact, the science is so confused on this subject it is ridiculous. If you suggest postnatal or psychosocial causes for homosexuality, you get under fire. Even if your research is objective, your findings are sound and your methods are indisputable. The LGBT community is nasty when it comes to attacking scientists. They will discredit, devalue, and do everything they can to make you seem like nasty, bigoted person for suggesting such a travesty to their ideology. However, the biggest claim they have against these scientists is that they are biased. Biased against gays. And so therefore any research produced is discarded. So who is “unbiased” against gays? People who are for gays of course. And that’s a problem. I can’t tell you how many scientific articles I’ve read with forewords that state “To all the LGBT community and all your courage” or “To anyone who struggles with being trans in an unfair world” These “scientific” articles are biased the OTHER WAY. Yet, the LGBT community isn’t complaining.
So who do we trust? You can’t. The LGBT grip is deep and decades long. They bias is unstoppable and every media source jumps on any new studies for genetic causes. Unfortunately none of these studies are conclusive to date. They just keep hoping though. Now this is backwards science. In all other areas of science, evidence is found AND presented and then claims are made. On the LGBT agenda, the claims are made “BORN THAT WAY” and the researchers desperately try to muster the evidence to support it. They haven’t yet, and it’s been a LONG time.
What keeps homosexuals in the dark? Personal bias. In psychology there is something called consistency bias. It is a person’s own belief that their currently held ideologies have been as strong with them their entire lives. You have the consistency bias as well, and so does everyone. Think about this… are you liberal, or conservative? Now think back to when you were 13. Do you think you were AS liberal or AS conservative? For the average person the answer is YES. Everyone falls for this bias. But the fact is that maybe you were on the fence, or maybe you weren’t sure about politics. ALL your opinions developed over time and thus none of them were held as strongly in the past as they are now. SO consistency bias tells homosexuals that they’ve been gay all along. This is not correct. Gender identity happens around 3-4. Most people can’t remember being younger than 3.
Another bias is BELIEF BIAS. That is, you will maintain that your belief system is correct even in the presence of contradictory evidence. Simple psychology. Everyone does it. Which is why introspection is horribly unreliable. In fact a way old dude William James studied psychology at the very beginning. He used introspection as a measuring tool and found out that it was terribly subjective and provided him with very little to work with.
Here is the problem the LGBT community sees research that goes against their belief system and they attack it. I can’t tell you how often I hear “Well the researcher has NO IDEA what gays go through. He doesn’t understand them, he doesn’t know them” My answer is this: Does one need Schizophrenia to study it? NO of course not. So they demonize the researcher as being bigoted and biased. Of course the media doesn’t help. They turn to the LGBT and ask “when did you decide to become gay?” Their answer is that they’ve felt this way all along. So everyone believes that gays were born that way. However this IS introspection and should never be valued over objective research and empirical studies. Ironically, they say anyone talking about LGBT and mental illness is practicing outdated and OLD psychology… yet, they value introspection over research which is almost as OLD as psychology gets.
Again, our children are in danger because once you convince children they don’t have a choice, then you determine the course of their life. One person should not embody their entire identity into LGBT. Go and be gay! Go and be TRANS! But you’re more than just your sexual orientation or your gender identity. Stop teaching our children to put all their personality and identity into these small facets of their lives. Stop forcing your ideology on people and policy And stop teaching children that they are born that way!
A meta-analysis of 8 studies from 3 different countries over 20 years (TWIN STUDIES) http://www.orthodoxytoday.org/…
Information about transgender identity disorder as a mental illness http://cnsnews.com/news/articl…
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