The harm such therapies can cause to individuals, the contribution they make to the misrepresentation of homosexuality as a mental disorder, and the prejudice and discrimination that can flourish through the use of such therapies has led all major medical organisations to oppose the use of its app store that advises gay people on controversial conversion orientation change efforts.
Retrieved October 16, More top stories. Archived from the original on June 16, Inthe mother who wrote to Freud asking him to treat her son sent Freud's response to the American Journal of Psychiatryin which it was published. This can be deeply damaging. Retrieved December 11,
Compare to the archived page from the previous month. The APS also strongly opposes any approach to psychological practice or research that attempts to change an individual's sexual orientation. April"The practice and ethics of sexual orientation conversion therapy", Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology62 2 : —, doi : If it was like every other temptation, then why did my hours of praying, my days upon days of tears and anger produce no results in diminishing my attractions?
Curran and Parr's "Homosexuality: An analysis of male cases", published inreported no significant increase in heterosexual behavior.
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Find out more. Close icon Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. On Thursday, Axios reported that HRC suspended Google from the index for its failure to remove the app, which was still on the Google Play Store at time of writing, with roughly 1, downloads.
Google did not remove the apphowever, and Axios reported earlier this month that several, "major LGBTQ rights groups" had written to CEO Sundar Pichai in the hope of meeting with him about the issue. A petition on Change.
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. Mormon Newsroom. While explicitly including same-sex marriage in the church's definition of apostasy, the November update also addressed children of same-sex couples.