Evidence and Sources

same sex marriageSources used PRE-2017 are grouped by category to make them easier to digest and access, and this also enables you to dig down on a particular topic area. Sources used in 2017 are  referenced directly from the page in which they are used.

If a resource has significant impact in more than one area, it may receive listing in more than one area. If it speaks very broadly to multiple issue areas, but not significantly into particular items, it will be placed in Group 7 (also known as the 7oo’s Series).

Sorry about the complexity. It continues to be a complex and multi-faceted study. Follow a link to access that group.

Please Note:

    1. Sources and evidence are provided in as convenient a method as possible.
    2. We invite others to test and hold us to a standard.
    3. We are ALL biased; bias is an inevitable result of our worldview. However, we sincerely try to interpret and apply these sources fairly. 
    4. Vigorous, but not petty, analysis is welcomed. Obvious time-wasting will not be entertained or acknowledged.
    5. If you see a resource we should know about, or wish to politely challenge our interpretation or application, please inform us.
    6. When academic papers are referenced, the fees involved in making them available are often prohibitive. If the LGBT ++ team wants to challenge something and provide us with the licence so we can present our error, they have the money and connections. We do not.
    7. The fact that a source is used or listed here does not mean we, or any of our contributors agree with or endorse any or all of a source’s contents, things said or done by the authors, or any organisations represented.
    8. Not all sources are specifically cited in on-site articles. Some are included because they had formative or interest value to those who like to go through resources like these.
    9. After evidence or sources are identified, they sometimes disappear soon after. Coincidence? Perhaps. Perhaps not. If you find a dead link, please inform us.

Alerting You To Some Challenges

Alerting You To Some Challenges

We have some challenges:

n 2013 the Federal Labor government introduced changes to the Charities Act that massively altered the landscape.

The 2013 Labor Government:

  1. Created a new category that made LGBT ++ causes tax deductible.
  2. Refused charitable status to organisations that opposed LGBT ++ causes.
  3. Made existing charities vulnerable to loss of Charitable Status if they opposed LGBT ++ causes.
  4. Removed existing laws that prohibited charities from lobbying governments or attempting to change government policy.

I wonder why?!?

These changes have:

  1. Brazenly enabled the pro-LGBT ++ groups to raise millions.
  2. Gained them an unrepresentative portrayal of corporate and community support.
  3. Ensured marriage defenders can raise little financial support (their donations are NOT tax deductible).
  4. Enabled Pro LGBT ++ organisations to spend this money directly on activities designed to lobby government and change policy.
  5. Gagged any existing charity from speaking for fear of loss of its financial livelihood.

As a result, Unlike the multi-million dollar LGBT+ agenda, we don’t have tax deductibility to attract donations, and those who do support us can’t claim a marketing or sponsorship angle for the same reason. They need (for now at least) to stay hidden or face enormous abuse.

When we have funding for improved referencing, we will do so.

Enjoy!

Ed (Editor)


Group 1 / 100+ | Learning from the Experience of Others

Group 1 / 100+  |  Learning from the Experience of Others

Here is what happens to those who continue to submit to the radical expansive abuses of LGBTQ activism.

We provide real life examples. This is not theory. The dot’s do join.


101 “The Little Black Book : Queer in the 21st Century”.This pornographic text book on homosexuality was given to 11 year olds and older in Massachusetts. Don’t be opening this one with your kids about. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/black_book/black_book_inside.html

102 “Is rape rampant in gender-equal Sweden?” by Laura Agustín (author of Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry (London: Zed Books, 2007) Published: 11 May 09 11:59 CET. After reading this and some follow up items I chose not to cite Sweden as the 2009 Rape Capital of Europe – though I was tempted. I will leave you to make a judgement on the ways we view and respond to erotic diversity. http://www.thelocal.se/19376/20090511/

103 Global Monitoring report on “The Status of action against commercial sexual exploitation of children”, (2007) It states that “According to ECPAT Sweden, the number of Swedes visiting websites, accessing and downloading information, and exchanging sexual images involving children on the Internet is on the rise. This does not seem to happen through paedophile networks, but rather by using credit cards to buy access to commercial child pornography websites run, to a large extent, by criminal groups.” http://www.childcentre.info/12686/

104 “Criminalizing Christianity: Swedish, Canadian and Sweden’s Hate Speech Law” Albert Mohler, President, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2004).An alarming analysis of American law, and a foretaste of what we can expect here if we allow it. http://www.childcentre.info/12686/

2017/9 Source Check: “Link is still active, but I can’t find the information written. I think the link is different. I saw the info on this link http://www.albertmohler.com/2004/08/05/criminalizing-christianity-swedens-hate-speech-law/.” Senior Editors Review Pending.

105 “Hate Crimes Used Against Christians in Canada”, 23.6.2008.An alarming read of what awaits us in the area of Hate Crime legislation being used against the church and broader community. http://www.wayoflife.org/index_files/706fe196bc5dd6068bb1a96eefc8b4be-109.html

2017/9 Source Check: Error page. Page no longer exist or has been moved or removed. Senior Editors Review Pending.

106 “Ottawa to toughen ‘hate crimes’ law” Tonda MacCharles, Ottawa Bureau “The Star”, Published Mon Dec 05 2011. http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2011/12/05/ottawa_to_toughen_hate_crimes_law.html

107 “Canada’s Hate Crimes Legislation” Tim Challies (2004). http://www.challies.com/general-news/canadas-hate-crimes-legislation

108 “Hate crimes against gays doubled in Canada” Tobi Cohen, Canwest News Servic.One explanation offered for this increase is that it is a reaction to the police state enforcement of homosexual acceptance and it’s growing dominance. http://www.challies.com/general-news/canadas-hate-crimes-legislation

2017/9 Source Check: Written information cannot be found on the link provided. I found the stated info on this website http://www.canada.com/life/Hate+crimes+against+gays+doubled+Canada/3155968/story.html. Senior Editors Review Pending.

109 “Student sues school over punishment for stating religious objection to gay lifestyle” by Kathleen Gilbert, (Fri Dec 16, 2011.Daniel, a Junior High student in Michigan was asked by his teacher for his opinion regarding his feelings on homosexuals. He replied that as a Catholic he was offended by the gay and lesbian lifestyle. Daniel was ordered to leave the classroom under threat of suspension. A law suit is now pending. http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/student-sues-school-over-punishment-for-stating-religious-objection-to-gay

110 “Christian demoted, pay docked, for ‘mild’ comments on gay ‘marriage’ in churches” by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent (Oct 24, 2011).A property manager has been demoted, slapped with a £14,000/year pay cut and just avoided being fired after commenting on Facebook that churches should not have to conduct same-sex union ceremonies. http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/christian-demoted-pay-docked-for-mild-comments-on-gay-marriage-in-churches

111 “Teachers union threatens Catholic rights by backing gay relationships” by LifeSiteNews.com (16/12/2011) A Toronto chapter of the Ontario English Catholic Teacher’s Association passed two resolutions that contravene Catholic moral doctrine on homosexuality, making it policy to pressure Catholic schools to give up their constitutional right to fire or refuse to hire teachers who are in homosexual relationships. This is in direct opposition to a 1984 Supreme Court decision that ruled in favour of the right of Catholic schools to maintain their Catholic identity. http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/teachers-union-threatens-catholic-rights-by-backing-gay-relationships

112 “A Medical Doctor Responds to The Little Black Book” Statement by John R. Diggs, MD regarding “The Little Black Book”. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/black_book/diggs_letter.html

113 “The “Fistgate” conference: HERE’S what homosexual activists in schools do with children . . . “. Students as young as 12 given graphic instruction in bizarre homosexual sex acts by state employees (and we were there to record it for the world), e.g. “Fisting [forcing one’s entire hand into another person’s rectum or vagina] often gets a bad rap….[It’s] an experience of letting somebody into your body that you want to be that close and intimate with…[and] to put you into an exploratory mode.” http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/fistgate/index.html

114 “The “Fistgate” tapes: Part I” (Duration: 24:59). Hear (and read) for yourself the gruesome details of homosexual activists teaching public school children techniques of homosexual sex. In this tape: Spitting versus swallowing while giving oral sex to a male; having sex with other lesbians; it’s really about sex; getting into an exploratory mode; oral sex and tongue rings; state money for gay school clubs; sex on a homosexual date; HIV education and fisting; types of teen homosexual sex; lesbians rubbing clits together; how to do “fisting”; pain and sado-masochism. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/fistgate/tape01.html

115 “The “Fistgate” tapes: Part II” (Duration: 11:19). Hear (and read) for yourself the gruesome details of homosexual activists teaching public school children techniques of homosexual sex. In this tape: Desensitizing kids while in middle school; determine your sexual orientation through experimenting; homosexuality is normal; in ancient Greece boys would have older male lovers; the Bible does not condemn homosexuality; people can’t choose not to be homosexual; adults going to middle schools to talk about homosexuality. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/fistgate/tape02.html

116 “Fistgate conference” program. aka “Teach Out Conference: Practical Tools To Build Inclusive Communities 2000”. Page 9 of this PDF will provide a listing of talk topics. It includes a special welcome from the Massachusetts Commissioner of Education, David Driscoll — the conference was co-sponsored by the State of Massachusetts! Kids and teachers were bussed in from across the state. The conference was even promoted in elementary schools! http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/fistgate/docs/GLSEN_Conf.pdf

117 “Boston GLASS handout to kids at Fistgate conference” Describing themselves as a “drop-in center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning young people between the ages of 13 and 25”, the group handed out this packet to kids at the conference. It included oral sex and fisting instructions, male and female condoms, a bizarre trans-gender sex pamphlet, ‘dental dam’ instructions, a shocking flier which shows a latex-gloved fist pointing at a woman’s naked crotch, and more. http://www.asensibleman.org.au/component/content/?id=135:a-word-of-caution-a-counsel-bg-kids-handout&catid=1:site&Itemid=134

2017/9 Source Check: Upon checking, the site is offline. “This site is down. Please check back again soon. Senior Editors Review Pending.

118 “Teacher traumatized by experiences at Fistgate Conference”. A public school teacher who attended “Fistgate” conference wrote about what went on that day and described Kevin Jennings’ (keynote) speech. This article below appeared in the December 2000 issue of Massachusetts News. This, like the rest of “Fistgate” makes disturbing reading. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/fistgate/teacher_traumatized.html

119 “‘Religious Wrong’ Exposed at Fistgate” Tom Duggan, Massachusetts News, July 2000. This Fistgate conference workshop demonizes people with traditional values and undermines parents”. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/fistgate/religious_wrong.html

120 “Banned in Boston: Better not complain about the gay agenda for Massachusetts schools.” Rod Dreger. Appeared in “The Weekly Standard” July 3-10, 2000. www.weeklystandard.com Warning about the homosexual agenda in the schools, the Weekly Standard published an article about it. Although the Weekly Standard generally seems to shy away from the homosexual issues, then-staff member Rod Dreher thought it was important enough to write about, and apparently the editors agreed with him. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/fistgate/wstandard.html

121 Affidavit given to Distract Attorney re ‘Fistgate’, which was not responded to. On April 18, 2000, Scott Whiteman hand-delivered an affidavit to Middlesex County District Attorney Martha Coakley. (Coakley is now the Massachusetts Attorney General.) The affidavit was also delivered to Education Commissioner David Driscoll and various other public officials, GLSEN directors, and others connected with the “Fistgate” conference. The affidavit described the “Fistgate” conference in detail and called on Coakley and Driscoll to take appropriate action given the extreme situation and the fact that minor children were involved. Neither Coakley nor Driscoll responded in any way. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/fistgate/docs/S_Whiteman_affidavit.pdf

122 “Students Given Graphic Instruction In Homosexual Sex” Brian Camenker and Scott Whiteman, Massachusetts News – May, 2000 edition. The following article was written by Scott Whiteman and Brian Camenker immediately after the incident and was published in the May, 2000, issue of Massachusetts News. It led to national media coverage and two lawsuits. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/fistgate/massnews.html

123 “Same Sex Marriage” The commentary from Wikipedia’s Various Contributors. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Same_sex_marriage

124 Wiki’s List of countries by population Used to calculate the 5% figure nor nations with SSM used on this site; i.e. nations with SSM divided by those without it (being 10 / 242) This equals 4.1%. We rounded up to 5% rather than be guilty of a 0.1% deception. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_population

125 The “King and King” text read to eight year olds. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/issues/king_and_king/book.html

126 “Who’s in a family?” the book provided to a 5 year old within a Diversity Book Bag. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/parker/diversity_book.html

127 Radio transcript of/re the lesbian teacher who shares with her students. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/a8a/general/NPR_091304.htm

128 “Culture, Health & Sexuality”(2003) Taylor and Francis Health Sciences. After interviews with 30 ‘gay bashers in the Netherlands’, profiles of the offenders were identified and a causal factor of the growing visibility of homosexuality is identified; specifically, that increasing visibility of homosexuality plays an increasingly problematic role in Netherland’s socialization of men. Note is made that these interviews were conducted in the early 90’s (before the Netherlands had same-sex marriage) however they are worth noting for the inferences they make toward the impact of increasing visibility leading to increased rates of offending. It is also acknowledged that the citation and abstract shown is the only source read. The entire document has not been read (as purchase was required). http://www.massresistance.org/docs/a8a/general/NPR_091304.htm

2017/9 Source Check: Written info cannot be found on the link provided. I found the information on this website https://www.jstor.org/stable/4005359?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents. Senior Editors Review Pending.

129 “Homosexuality: A European Community Issue” by By Andrew Clapham, Coordinated by the European Human Rights Commission (1993). http://books.google.com.au/books?id=_ZX_mWDoNjEC&pg=PA141&lpg=PA141&dq=netherlands+gay+assault&source=bl&ots=XespcIUg80&sig=2rookOvINwYMsEYeU5C1YnR1V9Y&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Q58jT-yiM4m0rAefufinCQ&ved=0CDQQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=netherlands%20gay%20assault&f=false

130 “(Netherland) Churches speak out against anti-gay violence” Radio Netherlands Worldwide, On 17 May 2011, the Dutch churches’ graciously released a statement on a topic they are not effectively allowed to speak on – homosexuality. The statement read: “Although we are not in complete agreement about homosexuality, we are one in the belief that man is created in God’s image and is valuable in His eyes. That is why people should treat each other with dignity – be respectful, peaceful and loving – and why violence against homosexuals, in any form whatsoever, is evil.” http://www.rnw.nl/english/article/churches-speak-out-against-anti-gay-violence

131 “WikiIslam: Persecution of Homosexuals” An Islamic perspective on Amsterdam’s violence toward homosexuals and Lesbians. http://wikiislam.net/wiki/Persecution_of_Homosexuals_%28Netherlands%29

132 “Violence Against Gays in Amsterdam” by Ned May, Big Peace.com, Sep 7, 2010. http://www.breitbart.com/big-peace

2017/9 Source Check: The link is active but cannot find the information written. Searched the archive, but still no information found regarding Violence Against Gays in Amsterdam. Senior Editors Review Pending.

133 “Age of Consent” The Netherlands has an age of consent of 16, but sexual activity between adults and 12-16 year olds is permitted so long as there is consent. I thought the ‘age of consent’ law exists to say when someone could give consent?!?!?! If they can have sex with an adult at 12 ‘if they consent’, then why not admit to having an age of consent of 12. (Can anybody explain this one to me??) http://ageofconsent.com/netherlands.htm

2017/9 Source Check: Error message: Cannot connect to this site. Senior Editors Review Pending.

134 “What same-sex “marriage” has done to Massachusetts: It’s far worse than most people realize” by Brian Camenker, October 20, 2008 An overview of events. Compelling reading supported by evidence on site and external links. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/marriage/effects_of_ssm.html

135 “Federal judge Mark Wolf dismisses David Parker’s civil rights lawsuit” Massresistance.com Articles citing the that reinforces right of schools to teach homosexuality without parents’ consent or choice to opt-out based on judicial precedent. The same mechanisms can work here in Australia, and probably will. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/parker_lawsuit/motion_to_dismiss_2007/order_to_dismiss.html

136 “Frightening fags and figures: Homophobic hate crime in Holland” by B. van Berkum, The Hague School of European Studies, June 4th 2008. Sorry, I didn’t pick the title! An analysis of hate crime directed at Homosexuals in the Netherlands. http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=violence%20against%20homosexuals%20in%20the%20netherlands%20statistics&source=web&cd=18&ved=0CFkQFjAHOAo&url=http%3A%2F%2Fhbo-kennisbank.uvt.nl%2Fcgi%2Fhh%2Fshow.cgi%3Ffid%3D1608&ei=PbQjT8qCE4WTiAfe8IChBA&usg=AFQjCNHg0Ot3t8XPi7cn0_EY51kLorV41A&cad=rja

2017/9 Source Check: Upon clicking on the link, it is redirected to http://hbo-kennisbank.uvt.nl/cgi/hh/show.cgi?fid=1608. Site shows as being unable to open. Senior Editors Review Pending.

137 “Suicidality and Sexual Orientation: Differences Between Men and Women in a General Population-Based Sample From The Netherlands,”A study published in Archives of Sexual Behavior (June 2006) found that even in gay-tolerant cultures, suicide rates are higher among gays than among heterosexual males. http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=violence%20against%20homosexuals%20in%20the%20netherlands%20statistics&source=web&cd=18&ved=0CFkQFjAHOAo&url=http%3A%2F%2Fhbo-kennisbank.uvt.nl%2Fcgi%2Fhh%2Fshow.cgi%3Ffid%3D1608&ei=PbQjT8qCE4WTiAfe8IChBA&usg=AFQjCNHg0Ot3t8XPi7cn0_EY51kLorV41A&cad=rja

2017/9 Source Check: Upon clicking on the link, it is redirected to http://hbo-kennisbank.uvt.nl/cgi/hh/show.cgi?fid=1608. Site shows as being unable to open. Senior Editors Review Pending.

138 Also as 216 “The contribution of steady and casual partnerships to the incidence of HIV infection among homosexual men in Amsterdam”. AIDS Magazine 17,7:1029-1038, 2003. Dr. Maria Xiridou with the Amsterdam Municipal Health Service.[Citation draws on content from 212] found that consensual infidelity was the norm amongst their study group. The average relationship lasted 1.5 years. Those in casual relationships averaged between 16 -28 sexual partners per year. Please note this population group could not be said to be representative of the entire homosexual population, there were group sampling limitations as the title of the study will indicate, However, neither can it be said that the broader homosexual population would differ from this. It is a stand alone sample that you must make your own interpretations from. A commentary in defence of the study is listed as source 217. Also notes, is the fact that 86% of the new HIV infections in Amsterdam occurred among those in steady relationships. http://journals.lww.com/aidsonline/pages/articleviewer.aspx?year=2003&issue=05020&article=00012&type=fulltext

139 “Marriage Rights and Parental Rights: Parents, the State, and Proposition 8”, Melissa E. Murray , University of California, Berkeley – School of Law. A Social Science Research Network article examining the impact of re-framing “the debate over same-sex marriage from an anti-discrimination/equal rights discourse to one that emphasized the threat of state imposition on individual rights, including parental rights”. This awareness was significant in the vote that protected marriage from being redefined in California in 2008. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1381702

140 “Religious liberty and gay marriage: Is Oaks right? Yes and no”, by Peggy Fletcher Stack , The Salt Lake Tribune, October 23, 2009. An article considering the ultimate potential infringement of homosexual marriage legislation upon religious liberties and freedoms, funding of social service and religious bodies doing similar work, the content and methods of delivery of education and parents rights to raise their children according to their beliefs. http://www.sltrib.com/News/ci_13611733

2017/9 Source Check: Error message: Page not found. Senior Editors Review Pending.

141 “Same Sex Marriage Has Changed Canada” “By C. Gwendolyn Landolt, National Vice President, REAL Women of Canada. Commenting on how it was a small handful of legislators and mainly judges who reshaped Canada with Same Sex Marriage, it observes that many dimensions of cultural change, including the school curriculum from kindergarten to Grade 12 includes increasingly explicit and one-sided instruction on homosexuality belief and practice; so one sided intact that it must be approved by designated homosexual activists. http://www.realwomenca.com/page/pubanalys9.html

2017/9 Source Check: Error Message: Page not found. Senior Editors Review Pending.

142 “School counselor targeted for supporting Maine’s pro-marriage Question 1”, Catholic News Agency (online). This article points out the bias at work whereby during a pre-vote electoral process an educator who appeared in an ad supportive of homosexual marriage was not reprimanded or threatened, whereas another who spoke against redefining marriage was censured and investigated. A loud message was sent to all educators to tow the line. http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/school_counselor_targeted_for_supporting_maines_promarriage_question_1/

143 National radio transcript of an Openly lesbian 8th grade teacher in Brookline, MA, sharing that “If somebody wants to challenge me, I’ll say, ‘Give me a break. It’s legal now”. She also gives intimate and explicit information regarding lesbian sex methods. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/a8a/general/NPR_091304.htm

144 “Newton case highlights promotion of gay culture in public schools” Gail Besse. Pilot Catholic News. (p1)Elementary school teaching cross-dressing and transgenderism in the 3rd grade. Emer O’Shea, the first parent is willing to go on the record, protested when a school social worker, explained transvestites and transgenders to her daughter’s 3rd grade class. Her daughter became confused and feared that her baby sister would turn into a boy. Interestingly, this article indicates that state law says parents must have the chance to opt their children out when discussions of a sexual nature will occur in the classroom. This is contrary to what I have read elsewhere. Even more interesting though is the loophole: school officials said this right did not apply as it was an unplanned “teachable moment.” Big loophole there. http://www.thebostonpilot.com/article.asp?ID=3813

145 “Newton case highlights promotion of gay culture in public schools” Gail Besse. Pilot Catholic News. (p2) Four parents filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in United States District Court in Boston in August to try and regain their parental control and rights.Their suit was opposed by the Massachusetts Teachers Union, the ACLU and national homosexual advocacy groups. One of the parents comments, “”We have arrived at a time in history where school administrators are preaching … in the public classroom, … I don’t know what disgusts me more: those who do this to children in our public schools or the parents who watch silently and do nothing.” http://www.thebostonpilot.com/article2.asp?ID=3813

146 “Educating and Coming Out in Primary Schools” (my title). Another reporting of the ‘Newton case” below, by MassResistance.Org (the parents who are fighting back in Massachusetts USA). This article expands on the ‘teachable moment’ loophole that basically makes the parental without notification or rights, explains the justifications used and also exposes the cloak and dagger behind a first graders teacher to out himself to his 6 year olds. Also, I won’t hide from you the flip side of the same article; scroll down and see where liberal theology is taking the church. A protective mother is berated by a gay-affirming minister and other letters to the editor regarding the issues. Feels like swimming under water not knowing which way to swim to get to oxygen. Is any way up anymore?? http://www.massresistance.org/docs/articles/franklin_trans_1106.html#mountain

147 “Lexington, Mass., father of 6-year-old arrested, spends night in jail over objections to homosexual curriculum in son’s kindergarten class” Mass Resistance. “Because of the same-sex marriage law people are treating this as a mandate to teach the youngest of children.” So says father of 6 year old, David Parker, who insisted upon being told when his six-year old was being taught homosexuality or sexual matters in his kindergarten class. He was arrested Apr. 27, 2005 and jailed overnight after being lulled into a belief that the school was seeking a solution; instead they had him arrested. The timeline of events and numerous external links are included. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/parker/main.html

148 The New England Cable News coverage of the source 147 hearing and demonstrations (WMV file). http://studio3d.com/download/PRC/NECN_Parker_2_Aug_05.wmv

149 Another perspective on the same event. Channel 5 Boston’s coverage. http://studio3d.com/download/PRC/chan_5_Parker_2_Aug_05.wmv

150 District Attorney decides not to prosecute David Parker, drops criminal trespass case. Mass Resistance.Org. Following the arrest and the follow up proceedings, the County District Attorney decided not to pursue the criminal trespass charge. It was a scheduled meeting at his son’s elementary school in Lexington, the state requirements for notification were flagrantly ignored, AND the school see the occasion to justify a ban on Mr Parker entering the school grounds. He is on a “pre-trial probation” for one year and pays a $50 fee. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/parker/court_1020.html

151 “Lexington Police intervene to prevent violence against David Parker” at rally in Lexington Angry pro-gay counter-demonstrators including public officials & local liberal clergy gather to intimidate Parker & supporters. Officers determine Parker’s physical safety threatened; tell him that situation is too “incendiary” for on-the-scene TV interview; escort him from area. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1480452/posts

152 “Led by the child who simply knew”, by Bella English, Boston Globe Dec 11, 2011 A front page spread was afforded the 14-year-old boy “became” girl. After 3 years of puberty-blocking drug treatments, he/she is now shorter than an identical twin brother and has some female-like features. Later, hormone injections and operations will remove male body parts and “create” female-imitating body parts. The effects are irreversible and will leave the boy sterile should he choose not to go the whole way. I won’t pretend to fully get this one. Compassion for the confusion and confused by the compassion. How do you safeguard this? Just an awareness item for you. http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2011/12/11/led-child-who-simply-knew/SsH1U9Pn9JKArTiumZdxaL/story.html

153 The Federal Lawsuit brought by desperate Massachusetts parents. The court documents state: “This is a claim brought by four parents and their very young children against the Town of Lexington, its school board, various administrators and a teacher. The plaintiffs are devout Judeo-Christians. They claim that the defendants have intentionally interfered with their Fourteenth Amendment due process rights to direct the moral upbringing of their own children. The defendants (school etc) have begun a campaign of intentionally indoctrinating very young children to affirm the notion that homosexuality is right and moral, in direct denigration of the plaintiffs’ deeply-held faith. The plaintiffs tolerate and respect all people but wish to teach their faith to their children at their own pace, and in their own way.” Continued in 154. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/parker_lawsuit/filing_2006/complaint.html

154 “Federal judge Mark Wolf dismisses David Parker’s civil rights lawsuit.” The judge rules, amongst other statements, that “parents do not have a fundamental liberty interest that permits them to prescribe the curriculum for their children(.This) means that the defendants’ use of the books at issue and related teaching is constitutionally permissible if there is a rational basis for the instruction.” in other words, if it can be rationally argued in some way, Mum, Dad, you have no say. http://www.massresistance.org/docs/parker_lawsuit/motion_to_dismiss_2007/order_to_dismiss.html

155 “Same-sex marriage: who says nothing will change?” by Bill Muehlenberg, News Weekly, February 5, 201. Commenting succinctly on the matter, referring to the ruling in resource 154. the judges ruled that “because same-sex marriage was legal in Massachusetts, the school actually had a duty to normalise homosexual relationships to children, and that schools have no obligation to notify parents or let them opt-out their children! Acceptance of homosexuality had become a matter of good citizenship!” Not a bad summary of how this one law of marriage can redefine a nation. http://www.newsweekly.com.au/article.php?id=4549

156 “Justice of the Peace Association’s Newsletter” explaining the legal background her which Justices of the Peace must now perform marriages to gay couples or resign … and at least one letter from one who did. This is all about flow-on impact and redefinitions. http://jpus.org/newsletter/summer2004doc.htm

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157 Even the friendly atheist commented: “From a Macy’s Dressing Room to the ‘Theater of the Absurd’December 8, 2011 by Katherine. A Macy’s employee in Texas was fired after she challenged the store’s LGBT policy that allows transgendered people to use male and female dressing rooms. Challenging a “cross-dressing young man” on this issue, the LBGT non-discrimination won out over non-discrimination toward religion. A legislated protection to her conviction that it would oppose her religious beliefs to lie and pretend he was a woman. This won’t be the last time these words are heard around the poker table of life: “I’ll raise your religious discrimination defence with my LGBT discrimination defence”. NOTE: My apologies. I had originally accessed this through a different site and interpreted her being fired as legally enforced. It would be more accurate to say it was legally endorsed. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2011/12/08/from-a-macys-dressing-room-to-the-theater-of-the-absurd/

158 “Maryland County Considers Bill to Accommodate Cross-Dressing Men [and Portland and Maryland already have them (my addition)]” by Dave Bohon. The New American. Thursday, 19 January 2012 As Baltimore County tackles the confusing issue of where does a cross dresser go to toilet or change, they also have to deal with everyone else as well. Transvestites, cross-dressers, and men confused about their gender could access women’s bathrooms, showers, and dressing rooms under a proposed law. However, Portland’s “gender identity” law already allows this, and has seen a cross-dressing sex offender access a women’s locker room and change his clothes with young girls present. A similar law (the article claims) has also possibly facilitated rapes that occurred in women’s bathrooms there. Please note. This issue is complex. I mean no disrespect to genuinely gender confused / re-orientating people (though I admit I don’t understand it as much as I’d like). http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/faith-and-morals/item/1093-maryland-county-considers-bill-to-accommodate-cross-dressing-men

159 City of Portland, Administrative Resources (HR Ordinance) pertaining to transgender individuals. An ordinance (local law). http://www.portlandonline.com/auditor/index.cfm?a=12123&c=27934

160 “Gender-neutral toilet” A treatment on Wikipedia on the difficulties and dangers potentially facing transgender individuals. It is a problem. This is acknowledged. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gender-neutral_toilet

161 “Photos of Martyrdom: Anti-Catholic Protesters Taunt Pilgrims in Madrid” by Thomas Peter, Aug 2011. Images posted of pilgrims being taunted in Madrid (Spain). This is one of those countries where same-sex marriage libertarians have been teaching their version of “tolerance and non-discrimination” for some time now. http://www.catholicvote.org/discuss/index.php?p=20027&mid=5723%20

162 Life Site News reports that an Edinburgh court fined a Scottish man £40,000 ($62,020 U.S.) in damages after he sent a message on Twitter saying that a lesbian activist seeking to redefine marriage was dangerous to children. http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/scottish-man-fined-62000-for-homophobic-twitter-message?utm_source=LifeSiteNews.com+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=8b926e44ad-LifeSiteNews_com_Intl_Headlines_06_19_2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0caba610ac-8b926e44ad-326193646

163 Betty and Dick Odgaard, owners of Görtz Haus Gallery in Grimes, Iowa, are catching the ire of gay rights advocates after they declined offering their venue to Lee Stafford and his fiance Jared. [a homosexual couple]. Now the owners, who are Christians, are receiving vicious and threatening emails and phone calls — and they fear that their business could shut down because of the fierce reaction. http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/08/09/mother-fer-racist-sons-of-bches-from-hell-wedding-venue-gets-threats-fears-shut-down-after-refusing-gay-couples-nuptials/

164 Judge Tim L. Garcia in the New Mexico Court of Appeals says states can require Christians to violate their faith in order to do business, affirming a penalty of nearly $7,000 for a photographer who refused to take pictures at a lesbian ‘commitment’ ceremony in the state where same-sex ‘marriage’ was illegal. The women complained under the state’s anti-discrimination requirements.” http://www.billmuehlenberg.com/2012/06/06/even-more-attacks-on-faith-and-freedom/

165 The Supreme Court of New Mexico made has basically declared that Christian conscience must always be trumped by homosexuality, ruling that the First Amendment does not protect a Christian photographer’s deeply held religious beliefs. http://blog.heritage.org/2013/08/22/same-sex-marriage-trumps-religious-liberty-in-new-mexico/

166 A UK Health Service removes the word ‘dad’ from a pregnancy handbook for fear of offending gay and lesbian parents. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2150672/NHS-remove-word-Dad-pregnancy-handbook-case-offends-sex-couples.html

167 A bill gagging therapists from pursuing same-sex attraction therapy with minors dissatisfied with their sexual orientation has passed the California state Senate. http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/california-senate-approves-ban-on-same-sex-attraction-therapy-for-minors

168 In Canada, in less than five years, there have been between 200 and 300 proceedings — in courts, human-rights commissions, and employment boards — against critics and opponents of same-sex marriage. And this estimate doesn’t take into account the casual dismissals that surely have occurred. Here a In 2011, a well-known television anchor on a major sports show was fired just hours after he tweet[ing]ed his support for ‘the traditional and TRUE meaning of marriage.’ http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/301641/canadian-crackdown-michael-coren

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169 “In May [2013] polyamorous supporters in New Zealand started calling for legal recognition just weeks after same-sex marriage was legalised in the country. In March the politician who masterminded the gay marriage campaign in Holland said that ‘group marriage’ was now being discussed in the country.” http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/aug/20/polyamorous-shows-no-traditional-way-live

170 BBC Radio 4 documentary, “Monogamy and the Rules of Love” predicts an end to monogamy and multiple partner relationships to become the norm. Failing to examine the effects of polyamorous relationships on children, the show’s presenter said she didn’t want to “get into a debate about what’s best for society or whether we are genetically programmed to have one partner or many”. This is typical of so much of the debate. No one is willing to examine the elephant in the room – or should I say the saplings being trodden underfoot. http://www.christian.org.uk/news/multiple-partner-relationships-could-become-norm-says-bbc/

Group 2 / 200+ | About Atypical Sexualities

Group 2 / 200+  |  About Atypical Sexualities

Sexuality, as well as the broader ideas of sexual anarchists and militants, are far more complex than they want us to know.

Their ideas matter, because they increasingly are holding positions of power in our world. When these people penetrate our world with their beliefs, they change our lives.

 

201 APA Council of Representatives Passes Resolution on So-Called Reparative Therapy. http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/rainbow/html/resolution97.html

202 Cultural and Medical Myths About Homosexuality” Professor Michael A. Grisanti (2008). http://www.tms.edu/tmsj/tmsj19g.pdf

203 “The Gay Gene?” Dr. Jeffrey Satinover. A former Fellow in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry at Yale University. He holds degrees from MIT, the University of Texas and Harvard. http://www.greaterhope.org/GayGene.htm

204 “New Study: Daughters of Lesbian Parents More Likely to Engage in Same-Sex Behavior and Identify as Bisexual” Reviewed by Christopher Rosik, Ph.D. (2011), Overview of Volume 3 of the Journal of Human Sexuality, The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH).

These findings indicate that the daughters of lesbian parents are significantly more inclined than their peers to explore same-sex sexual behaviour, same-sex orientation and to identify as bisexual (18.9%). This is consistent with the research on fluidity in sexual attractions and identity among lesbian women. (Continued on 205). http://www.narth.com/2011/12/new-study-daughters-of-lesbian-parents-more-likely-to-engage-in-same-sex-behavior-and-identify-as-bisexual#more-2154

205 & 205a Yet to be fair, the report also found that of these 79 children raised in lesbian parented homes, a) none were abused (compared to 26% of teens reporting physical abuse from  parent or caregiver nationally), b) the boys were less likely to have been sexually involved with girls, and c) the boys were also no more likely to be gay than those raised in straight homes(205 = The report 205a = chart summary).

(Re. 206) Can you help?: I would like to provide a link to the full report or where it can be purchased. I had to stop looking. http://dare.uva.nl/record/401946

206 “Ex-gays? A longitudinal study of religiously mediated change in sexual orientation.” Jones, S. L., & Yarhouse, M.A. (2007). It won’t win any awards from the APA, but this study helped to show the complexity, difficulties and possibilities involved in sexual orientation change. They admit their limitations in the study (which is refreshingly different), but also clearly demonstrate that change cannot be ruled out nor should it be simply ignored due to its politically incorrect or unfashionable findings.

207 Brief of Amicus Curiae, by National Assoc. for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality, given before the U.S. 9th Circuit of Appeals 24/9/2010. This lengthy court submission explains that significant evidence exists that homosexuality is not an immutable condition and should therefore not be stigmatised as one through same-sex marriage legislative enshrinement. http://www.scribd.com/doc/38103625/CA9Doc-59

208 “Change in Sexual Orientation is Possible, Harm Unlikely, according to New Evidence of Long-Term Outcomes” Reviewed by Christopher H. Rosik, Ph.D.(2011).In the best-designed study to date, it has been concluded that some people can indeed move from homosexuality to heterosexuality, and that harm is unlikely to result from such efforts. Sexual-orientation change efforts (SOCE) are a contentious area of study, with bias and agendas alleged to be rife throughout the professional scene. The follow-up study to the 2007 Stanton Jones, Ph.D. and Mark Yarhouse, Ph.D., has just appeared in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy.Their authors conclude, “Evidence from the study suggested that change of homosexual orientation appears possible for some and that psychological distress did not increase on average as a result of the involvement in the change process” (Jones & Yarhouse, 2011, p. 404). http://www.narth.com/2011/10/2061

209 “Study explores multiple aspects of sexual orientation” Associate Professor Elisabeth Wells, University of Otago, Christchurch (2010).After interviewing 13,000 people, researchers concluded that the more adverse the events experienced in childhood, the more likely someone was to belong to one of the non-exclusively-heterosexual groups. Associations between adverse events and sexuality grouping were found for sexual assault, rape, violence experienced and violence witnessed. However, events such as sudden death of a loved one, serious childhood illness or accident, were only slightly associated with non-heterosexual identity or behaviour. This report’s results also support a more non-Kinseyan type of homosexual and bi-sexual demographic, with only 2% reporting having been in a same-sex relationship, 3% having experienced a same-sex encounter and only 1.4% (combined) identifying as homosexual or bisexual. http://www.otago.ac.nz/news/news/otago009976.html

210 & 210b “The Evangelical Blackout of Research on Sexual Orientation” Pt 1 & 2 Dr. Warren Throckmorton, Posted on December 7th, 2011.A critical commentary of evangelical church selective screening of findings … remarkable because the author does exactly the same thing in this blog. http://wthrockmorton.com/2011/12/07/the-evangelical-blackout-of-research-on-sexual-orientation/ and http://www.patheos.com/blogs/warrenthrockmorton/

211 “New study: Lesbian parents not associated with homosexual behaviour in sons”, Warren Throckmorton, Blog on 15 December 2011. The same report mentioned in reference 204, but focusing on the results for lesbian parenting’s apparent influence on boys. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/warrenthrockmorton/

212 “Gay Teens: Studies On Emotional/Relational Health” by Dr. Richard Fitzgibbons, October 2005. This study examines the extent to which gay, lesbian, and bisexual young people are at increased risk of psychiatric disorder and suicidal behaviours using data gathered on a New Zealand birth cohort studied to age 21 years. Dr Fitzgibbons cites numerous studies that counter claims by “Time” magazine (gay) journalist John Cloud about positive mental health among gay teens. Dr Fitzgibbons says this declaration is contradicted by studies on emotional and relational instability among gays in several studies. The “Time” magazine study is source 213 below. Some of the other studies listed within this source are mentioned individually below. http://www.narth.com/docs/instability.html

213 “The Battle Over Gay Teens” By John Cloud Sunday, Oct. 02, 2005 “Time” Magazine. Cloud present a seemingly professionally detached positive mental health report about U.S. gay teens. His role as an advocate of gay affirmation and his being homosexual himself was not mentioned in the article. It also is contradicted by numerous studies and empirical evidences (see surrounding sources). http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1112856,00.html

214 “Suicide in America, 1995” by Herbert Hendin, M.D.,Page 146, Executive Director American Suicide Foundation (New York), Professor of Psychiatry, New York Medical College.[Item 2 on source page] He states “The extreme vulnerability to rejection of suicidal homosexuals may have an important social component as well. With all its sexual and social activity, the “gay life” provides no more than an alienated and isolated existence for many homosexuals. Continuity of relationships between two homosexuals is rare, although many homosexuals spend a lifetime seeking it. For those who do seek it, any relationship that offers that possibility is apt to be intensely over invested rather quickly. Since such relationships usually lack social or family support, rejection or disappointment signifies not merely abandonment but despair over the inability to escape emotional isolation.” http://www.narth.com/docs/instability.html

215 “The Sexual Organization of the City” Edited by Edward O. Laumann, Stephen Ellingson, Jenna Mahay, Anthony Paik, and Y (2004). [Citation from source 212] In this major study of homosexual dating patterns, Laumann discovered that most of those with same sex attractions spend their lives in “transactional” relationships (short term commitments that last than six months on average). Professor Laumann’s research provides additional evidence that males with SSA, in particular, experience pervasive loneliness and many short-lived relationships. http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/S/bo3644978.html

216 Also as 138 “The contribution of steady and casual partnerships to the incidence of HIV infection among homosexual men in Amsterdam”. AIDS Magazine 17,7:1029-1038, 2003. Dr. Maria Xiridou with the Amsterdam Municipal Health Service.[Citation draws on content from 212] found that consensual infidelity was the norm amongst their study group. The average relationship lasted 1.5 years. Those in casual relationships averaged between 16 -28 sexual partners per year. Please note this population group could not be said to be representative of the entire homosexual population, there were group sampling limitations as the title of the study will indicate, However, neither can it be said that the broader homosexual population would differ from this. It is a stand alone sample that you must make your own interpretations from. A commentary in defence of the study is listed as source 217. Also notes, is the fact that 86% of the new HIV infections in Amsterdam occurred among those in steady relationships. http://journals.lww.com/aidsonline/pages/articleviewer.aspx?year=2003&issue=05020&article=00012&type=fulltext

217 “What the “Dutch Study” Really Says About Gay Couples” Jim Burroway at Box Turtle Bulletin (January 9, 2006 / revised September 30, 2008). Box Turtle Bulletin is a service that probably cops much of the same criticism that I receive. The accusation is that since you usually come down on one side of the argument, you are just a ‘closet (whatever)’; i.e. a fake who pretends to be fair and balanced. Box Turtle would cop this accusation from those who oppose homosexual marriage, whereas I tend to cop it from those who want marriage redefined. In the interest of fairness I cite it here. It makes some good points and some very fair criticisms while working very hard to minimise or ignore what the study does find. You decide. http://www.boxturtlebulletin.com/Articles/000,003.htm

218 “A Response to the APA’s ‘Factsheet'” by Dale O’Leary a , Dean Byrd, Ph.D.,b Richard P. Fitzgibbons, M.D.and James E. Phelan, LCSW, BC.D d. N.A.R.T.H. The American Psychological Association (APA) and the other 12 organizations that comprise the Just the Facts Coalition published source 219 (below) and mailed copies to all 16,000 public school superintendents (Principals) in the United States. It claims to present accurate scientific information however NARTH argue it is a political statement, puts same sex attracted youth at greater risk and also violates separation of church and state. This is their response and it make s thought provoking reading. http://catholiceducation.org/articles/homosexuality/ho0112.htm

219 “Just the Facts about Sexual Orientation and Youth: A Primer for Principals, Educators, and School Personnel.” The APA publication explained in reference 218 above. http://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/resources/just-the-facts.aspx

220 “A genome wide scan of male sexual orientation” (2005) by Mustanski BS, Dupree MG, Nievergelt CM, Bocklandt S, Schork NJ and Hamer DH. ‘Hum Genet.’ 2005 Mar;116(4):272-8. Epub 2005 Jan 12. From National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. The first report of a full genome scan of sexual orientation in men using 456 individuals from 146 families with two or more gay brothers. Genetic causality remains unproven. It cannot be ruled out (science cannot prove a negative) however after the efforts made, it is a serious improbability that such a finding wil be made in the future (This last statement is my opinion – not from the report). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15645181

221 (Also cited at 405) “Genetic and Environmental Influences on Sexual Orientation and ItsCorrelates in an Australian Twin Sample: Personality Processes and Individual Differences” by Bailey, J. Michael; Dunne, Michael P.; Martin, Nicholas G.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology” (American Psychological Association, Inc)Volume 78(3), March 200, Page 523-536). If genetic or prenatal influences caused same-sex attraction (the belief system behind the ‘Born this way!” myth, then identical twins would virtually always have the same pattern of attraction. They don’t! http://www.scribd.com/doc/25137416/Genetic-and-Environmental-Influences-on-Sexual-Orientation-and-Its-Correlates-in-an-Australian-Twin-Sample-Personality-Processes-and-Individual-Diffe

222 “Self-reported childhood and adolescent sexual abuse among adult homosexual and bisexual men” by Lynda S. Doll etal, in “Child Abuse & Neglect” Volume 16, Issue 6, November-December 1992, Pages 855-864. 1,001 adult homosexual and bisexual men attending STD clinics were interviewed: The findings included: a) 37% had been encouraged or forced to have sexual contact before age 19 with an older or more powerful partner ( 94% with men). b) Median age of contact was 10 years old; c) Median age difference to their elder partners was 11 years; d) 51% involved use of force; e) 33% involved sodomy; f) Using developmentally-based criteria to define sexual abuse, 93% of reports were classified as sexual abuse. This data suggests the risk of sexual abuse may be high among some youth. Note, I do not say ‘homosexual’ youth as I believe their is no such thing. That is an adult identification and certainly not one that can be ascribed to children abused at a median age of 10. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0145213492900878

223 “”Emotional, behavioural, and HIV risks associated with sexual abuse among adult homosexual and bisexual men” by Bradford N. Bartholow etal,in’Child Abuse & Neglect’ Volume 18, Issue 9, September 1994, Pages 745-761.(Probably using the same population sample used in source 222) researchers found that where sexual abuse has occurred as a child or adolescent, it was significantly associated with mental health counselling and hospitalization, psychoactive substance use, depression, suicidal thought or actions, social support, sexual identity development, HIV risk behaviour including unprotected anal intercourse and injecting drug use, and risk of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV infection. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0145213494000425

224 “The Non-Factsheet” D. O’Leary etal. The Catholic Resource Centre’s response to source 219. http://catholiceducation.org/articles/homosexuality/ho0112.htm

225 “An Empirical Study of the Mother-Son Dyad in Relation to the Development of Adult Male Homosexuality” by Gregory L. Dickson, A. Dean Byrd, Ryan Howes, Heidi Drake, estionnaire (PCR-II; Siegelman, 1979) 135 men (57 homosexuals comfortable with their sexuality, 34 homosexuals who were not and 44 heterosexuals) were surveyed. The notable results included significant differences where mother relationships and sexual abuse histories were present. These results, consistent with past studies, suggest the important role enviromental factors play in the development of homosexuality. http://catholiceducation.org/articles/homosexuality/ho0112.htm. Abstract at:https://ojs.lib.byu.edu/spc/index.php/IssuesInReligionAndPsychotherapy/article/viewArticle/509

226 “Mothers / The Truth Sets You Free: The Classic Triadic Relationship” by the ‘truth sets you free’, July 5, 2008. This article comments on and explains the findings of source 225 above in a less ‘scientist-speak’ manner. Observations include:

  1. That gender-conflicted boys frequently have a relationship with their mother where the mother-son relationship represents a barrier between himself and the male world;
  2. A paradoxical love-hate, approach-avoidance conflict is often in play;
  3. Homosexual men typically experienced their mothers more negatively than heterosexual men;
  4. Often had to “choose” one parent over another;
  5. Had their gender-identity development thwarted by an unbalanced relational pattern, f) Are overrepresented as victims of childhood sexual abuse and
  6. Due to relational deficiencies are more vulnerable to sexual abuse (and may I add confusion).Commenting on the APA (American Psychological and Psychiatric Association), the author comments that their continued refusal to consider the role of environmental factors in the development of male homosexuality is problematic. What is a clearly complex process should not be oversimplified, nor should scientific exploration be limited by politics.

http://thetruthsetsyoufree.wordpress.com/category/mothers/

227 “At Odds with the Mental Health Profession” by Nicolosi, J., Nicolosi, L. (2002). An extract from ‘A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Homosexuality’. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press. Explaining the fairly well acknowledged circumstances behind the 1973 removal of homosexuality from the DSM listing of mental disorders, Nicoloski explains how what was recognised both now and then as a politically motived cave in, continues to restrict research and assistance efforts to those seeking assistance with a same-sex attraction. Speaking for myself, I wonder how different my life could have been if helping same sex oriented people had NOT become politically incorrect in 1973. http://thetruthsetsyoufree.wordpress.com/category/apa/

228 “Anti-Gay Bigot Worried That Jerry Sandusky’s Victims Will Now Turn Gay”, November 11, 2011 by Hemant Mehta. Trading blows with LaBarbera, this post is a fine example of two polarised statements about a truth somewhere in the middle. Bigotry exists at both ends of the spectrum – and sometimes even in the middle. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2011/11/11/anti-gay-bigot-worried-that-jerry-sanduskys-victims-will-now-turn-gay/

229 “How Many Boy Victims of Penn State Homosexual Predator Jerry Sandusky Will End Up Thinking They are ‘Gay’?” November 10, 2011; Contact: Peter LaBarbera. The article referenced in Mehant’s comments above. LaBarbara wasn’t as guilty of the rant as Mehant indicated, but he certainly called to account the use of labels and terminology to avoid unpleasant realities. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2011/11/11/anti-gay-bigot-worried-that-jerry-sanduskys-victims-will-now-turn-gay/

231 “Theories of Sexual Orientation” by Michael D. Storms (University of Kansas). Published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1980), Vol 38, No 5, 783 – 792. There are untested assumptions that have significantly influenced theories, research and clinical practice regarding sexual orientation. Using a U.S. college population, Storms tested two assumptions finding one to disconfirmed and the other to be confirmed and the impact of erotic fantasy to perhaps be formative. http://www.williamapercy.com/wiki/images/Theories_of_sexual_orientation.pdf

232 Phelan, James (2007) “What has been concluded from 1000 Recent articles on Homosexuality?” Reprinted from “Cultural War” blog by http://narth.com/docs/concluded.html .  Also available at http://www.springer.com/west/home/psychology?SGWID=4-10126-70-35748469-0.  Joh R hughes of the University of Illinois Medical Center reviewed the most recent 1,000 Medline searched articles on male homosexuality and lesbianism, up until the time of publication of his article in the 2006 issue of Sexuality and Disability.

233 American Psychological Association (2008)”Answers to your questions: For a better understanding of sexual orientation and homosexuality”. Washington DC: retrieved from www.apa.org/topics/sorientation.pdf.

234 Byrd, A.D. “APA’S new pamphlet on homosexuality de-emphasise the biological argument, supports a clients right to self-determination” http://narth.com/docs/deemphasizes.html . Dr. Byrd’s commentary on source 233.

 

Group 3 / 300+ | Living With An Atypical Sexuality

Group 3 / 300+  |  Living With An Atypical Sexuality

These sources offer a reality check, as well as a dose of ‘empathy-medicine’ for the self-righteous. After decades of misunderstanding and abuse (from all sides) it’s easy to become polarised and defensive.

Those who recognise the assault on our culture increasing, and the tipping point of collapse we now teeter upon, are even less inclined to be empathetic.

But empathy is good! In fact, the urgency of this time can empower humility, humility can empower empathy, and empathy enables understanding and can removes hostility. Only when pride is removed is real love and discussion possible. No one escapes this life without wounding and difficulty. No-one!

These sources offer a reality check, as well as a dose of empathy for the self-righteous.

301 The Second Closet: Domestic Violence in Lesbian and Gay Relationships: A Western Australian Perspective. http://www.murdoch.edu.au/elaw/issues/v3n4/vickers.html

302 An Honest perspective of the brokenness we all share. “Alumnus on Homosexuality: Determined or Free?”, by John-Mark Kane (2010). http://www.houghtonstar.com/commentary/alumnus-on-homosexuality-determined-or-free-1.1086433

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303 “A Word of Caution: Looking at Homosexuality from Another Perspective”, Marc Williams (2009)

Another perspective recognising the universality of sexual excess and extreme potentially within us all. http://www.houghtonstar.com/commentary/a-word-of-caution-looking-at-homosexuality-from-another-perspective-1.994007

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304 “Study raises questions about conventional theories regarding sexual risk behaviour among gay and bisexual men” Reviewed by Christopher Rosik, Ph.D., (2011) Overview of Volume 3 of the Journal of Human Sexuality, The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH).Heavy reading if you’re not into ‘research speak’, this document reports on sexual risk behaviour among gay and bisexual men. It gives reason to question whether the beliefs and attitudes of homosexual and bi-sexual men toward safer sexual practices actually does result in them practicing them. Does the belief that interventions to change their views actually work? However, a recent study points to the possibility of less politically correct theories about their sexual risk behaviours. The point is, that the politically correct leanings need to be taken out of the process, especially where gay, lesbian, and bisexual studies are concerned. http://www.narth.com/2011/11/study-raises-questions-about-conventional-theories-regarding-sexual-risk-behavior-among-gay-and-bisexual-men

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305 “Bullying hysteria may cause suicides, not prevent them” Dr. Richard M. Swier, Ed. D., LTC, US Army (Ret.), Man Up (Blog date Saturday, December 3, 2011).An examination of how LGBTQ strategies may be increasing suicide risk. http://www.narth.com/2011/11/study-raises-questions-about-conventional-theories-regarding-sexual-risk-behavior-among-gay-and-bisexual-men

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306 “A New Therapy on Faith and Sexual Identity : Psychological Association Revises Treatment Guidelines to Allow Counsellors to Help Clients Reject Their Same-Sex Attractions” Stephanie Simon, Printed in The Wall Street Journal, page A9. In an unusually compassionate article identifying that there are people who do not wish to be same-sex attracted and want to move beyond it. Even the APA is acknowledging these issues and people. http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB124950491516608883

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307 “Interconnecting Isms: Race, Gender and Homophobia” Posted by Student Teachers Anti-Racism Society, 1 May 2011. Speaking on a presentation by Dr. Alex Wilson of the department of Educational Foundations, College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Wilson’s final words emphasised that, according to research, the most preventative factor of youth suicide is a positive and meaningful relationship with at least one adult. The fact that so many youth who experience racism, homophobia and sexism do commit suicide alarms us to the fact that we are not doing enough to care for and value our children. http://starsusask.blogspot.com.au/2011_05_01_archive.htm

308 “Wait: Counselling Boys With SSA” by Dale O’Leary, March 6, 2011. A brief and insightful article for those seeking to assist boys adjusting to or dealing with same sex attraction. http://daleoleary.wordpress.com/2011/03/06/wait-counseling-boys-with-ssa/

309 ‘A Triumph for Love in Denmark’ from http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1902809_1902810_1904651,00.html . Published Monday, June 8, 2009and reviewed by us in September 2017.

Group 4 / 400+ | Sexual Development and Health

Group 4 / 400+  |  Sexual Development and Health

These sources overview critical issues pertaining to sexual development, health and our responsible nurture of it.

 

401 Defining ‘Human sexuality’. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_sexuality

402 Identifying paraphilia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paraphilias

403 Homosexual Myths [PPT] Quotes found here were confirmed via other sources. http://www.ccctucsonmedia.com/PDF/homosexual

404 “Amicus brief for gay marriage”, Sept. 26, 2007, American Psychological Association, Case No. S147999. Made in support of permitting gay marriage, this is a lengthy and of course persuasive document (as all documents in a contested environment are). It offers statements regarding their policies and findings of matters that can be empirically assessed and should not be ignored. http://www.apa.org/about/offices/ogc/amicus/marriage-cases.pdf

405 (Also cited at 221) “Genetic and Environmental Influences on Sexual Orientation and Its Correlates in an Australian Twin Sample”, J. Michael Bailey, Michael P. Dunne and Nicholas G. Martin, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, March 2000. Using Australian twins, they assessed sexual orientation, childhood gender nonconformity and continuous gender identity. Multivariate analyses suggested that causal variants differed significantly for the subjects as the convergence of these three areas studied. http://www.scribd.com/doc/25137416/Genetic-and-Environmental-Influences-on-Sexual-Orientation-and-Its-Correlates-in-an-Australian-Twin-Sample-Personality-Processes-and-Individual-Diffe

406 “Young people used to have heroes for role models, now they have celebrities” by Martin Parsons, August 14, 2011 in Martin Parsons, Permalink. Commenting on what happens when values and heroes are replaced bv celebrities and selfishness. http://conservativehome.blogs.com/platform/2011/08/the-riots-are-symptomatic-of-a-decay-in-british-culture.html#more

407 “When sexual predators are a bonus” Keith, September 3, 2011. A commentary of personal experience and broader insight on sexual assault, the imbalance and vulnerabilities of cross-generational relationship and the realities of sex not just being about sex. http://www.avoiceformen.com/men/boys/when-sexual-predators-are-a-bonus/

408 “The Truth About Gladys Bentley”, August 12, 1907 – January 18, 1960. The story of flamboyant lesbian who left it behind, long before their was the research or understanding to explain how she achieved it. http://www.venusmagazine.org/gladys.html

409 “What causes a person to have a particular sexual orientation?” in the brochure, “Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality”. An online publication of the American Psychological Association. http://www.apa.org/topics/sexuality/orientation.aspx

410 “Myth and Reality about Homosexuality–Sexual Orientation Section, Guide to Family Issues” by Coleus, Dec 2003. I have not vetted this article for all references, but what I’seen so far seems legitimate. It raises some significant challenges I wish to refer to. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1034938/posts

411 “Young people used to have heroes for role models, now they have celebrities” by Martin Parsons, August 14, 2011 in Martin Parsons | Permalink. Commenting on what happens when values and heroes are replaced by celebrities and selfishness. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1034938/posts

412 “Theories of Sexual Orientation” by Michael D. Storms (University of Kansas). Published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1980), Vol 38, No 5, 783 – 792.

Using a U.S. college population, Storms tested the assumptions that sexual orientation relates to a person’s sex role orientation, or a person’s erotic orientation. He argued these were largely untested assumptions that have significantly influenced theories, research and clinical practice regarding sexual orientation.

His research disconfirmed theories relating to sex-role inversion as a theory for same-sex development. He found that in regards to sex-role behaviours, there was no notable difference between heterosexual subjects and their homosexual and bisexual counterparts.

Evidence that erotic fantasies correlated closely with sexual orientation was found. No huge surprise here for most, however homosexuals had higher and more varied willingness to engage in heterosexual fantasy than is typically represented in media and folklore. Evidence to counter the appropriateness of unidimensional scales such as Kinsey’s was also presented. http://www.williamapercy.com/wiki/images/Theories_of_sexual_orientation.pdf

413 Roberts, A.L., Glymour, M.M. & Koenen, K.C. (2013) Does Maltreatment in childhood affect sexual orientation. Archives of Sexual behaviour 42, 161-171

414 Codiss,H.L., Cochran,S.D. & Mays,V.M. (2002) Reports of parental maltreatment during childhood in a United States population-based survey of homosexual, bisexual and heterosexual adults. Child abuse and neglect, 26, 1165-1178. Cited 413.

415 Hughes, T.I., Haas,A.P., teal (2000) Comparing lesbians’ and heterosexual women’s mental health: A multi-site survey. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 11, 57-57. Cited 413.

416 Roberts, A.L., Austin, S.B. teal (2010) Pervasive trauma exposure amongst US sexual orientation minority adults and risks of post traumatic stress disorder. American Journal of Public Health, 100, 2433-2441. Cited 413.

417 Saewyc, E.M., Skay C.L. (teal) (2006) Haxards of stigma: The sexual and physical abuse of gay, lesbian and bisexual adolescents in the Unites States and Canada. Child Welfare, 85, 195-213. Cited 413.

418 Browne, A., & Finkelhore, D. (1986) Impact of child sexual abuse: A review of the research. Psychological Bulletin, 99, 66-77. Cited 413.

419 Gartner, R.B., (1999) Sexual victimisation of boys by men: Meanings and consequences. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy, 3, 1-33. Cited 413

420 Pfaus,J.G..\, Kippin, T.F. teal (2012) Who, what, where, when (and maybe even why)? How the experience of sexual reward connects sexual desire, preference and performance. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 41, 31-62

421 Fergussin,D.M., & Horwood,L.J., (1998). Exposure to inter parental violence in childhood and psychosocial adjustment in young adulthood. Child abuse and neglect, 22, 339-357. Cited 413.

422 Briere, J.N. & Elliot, D.M. (1994) Immediate and Long Term impacts of child sexual abuse. Future of Children, 99, 66-77. Cited 413.

423 Shrier, L.A. , Shih, M.C. teal (2007) A momentary sampling study of the affective experience following coital events in adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 40(357), e351-e358. Cited 413.

424 Singh, L.A., McMain S., and Zucker, K.J., (2011) Gender idenitity and sexual orientation in women with borderline personality disorder.Journal of Sexual Medicine, 8, 447-454 Cited 413.

425 Hoffman, H (2012) Considering the role of conditioning in sexual orientation. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 41, 63-71

426 Greene, J.M., Ennett, S.T., & Ringwalt, C.L. (1999) Prevalence and correlates of survival sex among runaway and homeless youth. American Journal of Public Health, 89, 1406-1409. Cited 413.

427 Ott, M.Q., Corliss H.L., teal (2011) Stability and change in self-reported sexual orientation identity in young people: Application of mobility metrics. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 40, 519-532. Cited 413.

428 Kinnish, K.K., Strassberg, D.S. and Turner, C.W. (2005) Sex differences in the flexibility of sexual orientation: A multidimensional retrospective assessment. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 34, 173-183. Cited 413.

429 Holmes, W.C., & Slap, G.B., (1998). Sexual abuse of boys: Definition, correlates, sequelae and management. Jounral of the American Medical Association, 280, 1855-1862. Cited 413

430 Codiss, I.I. L. , Austin, S.B., Roberts, A.L. & Molnar, B.E. (2009), Sexual risk in mostly heterosexual women: Influence of social support support and caregiver mental health. Jounral of Women’s Health, 18, 2005-2010. Cited 413.

431 Fergusson, D.M., Horwood,L.J., Ridder, E.M., & Beautrais, A.L., (2005) Sexual orientation and mental health in a birth cohort of young adults. Psychologist Medicine,35, 971-981. Cited 413.

432 (1 of 2. Number allocated twice through error) Phelan, J.E. (post 2009) A Review of … source 433. http://narth.com/docs/twinrev.html

432 (2 of 2. Number allocated twice through error) Wilson, I.L. and Widom, C., (2010) Does physical abuse, sexual abuse or neglect in childhood increase the likelihood of same sex sexual relationships and cohabitation? A prospective 30 year follow-up. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 39, 63-74

433 Zeitsch, B.P, Verweij, K.J.H., Bailey, J.M., Wright, M.J. and Martin, N.G. (2009) Sexual orientation and psychiatric vulnerability: A twin study of neuroticism and psychoticism. Archives of Sexual behaviour, 9 July 2009

434 Byrd, a.d. (Post 2007) Homosexuality is not hardwired, concludes Dr. Francis S. Collins, Head of the Human Genomes Project. http://narth/docs/nothardwired.html

435 Whitehead, N.E. (2006) What do first ages of SSA or OSA tell us about their origin? Reprinted from NARTH conference papers 2006.

436 Saewyc, E.M. Research on adolescent sexual orientation: Development, health disparities, stigma and resilience. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(1), 256-272

 

 

Group 5 / 500+ | Ethics, Morals and Values

Group 5 / 500+  |  Ethics, Morals and Values

These sources overview critical issues pertaining to sexual development, health and our responsible nurture of it. These sources, are also some of the most difficult ones to access. It has been alleged that it is professional and career suicide for any academic or health professional to put his or her name behind any study that does not support an LGBT worldview.

Our psychosexual and relational development profoundly impacts our lives. Everyone of us walks in the shadow of our personal experience. We know this intuitively, with every fibre of our being.

Our negligence and apathy concerning child psychosexual development is nothing short of child abuse .

501 “Veritas: Abandoning Nature” By Craig Branch, September 2005. An understanding of and an apologetic response to the homosexual agenda in America.http://www.arcapologetics.org/veritas/veritas-2005-09.htm

2017/9 Source Check: Page not found. The page does note exit or has been removed. Review by Senior Editor pending.

502 “Ron Paul learns what happens to candidates who embrace religious extremists” Paul Thornton, Thu Dec 29 2011 4:06 PM, A piece on Rev. Phillip Kayser, reportedly prominent supporter of presidential candidate Ron Paul (in the US). The Reverend is reported as advocated capital punishment for homosexuals. Do I need to mention this was a bad example. http://mobile.latimes.com/p.p?m=b&a=rp&id=1411112&postId=1411112&catId=6935&curAbsIndex=0

2017/9 Source Check:The link provided doesn’t relate to the statement. I found it on this link ( http://opinion.latimes.com/opinionla/2011/12/ron-paul-learns-what-happens-candidates-embrace-religious-extremists.html ) Review by Senior Editor pending.

503 “The new outlaws: how same-sex marriage suffocates freedom” by Bryce J. Christensen . Monday, 23 January 2012. Mercator.net http://www.mercatornet.com/articles/view/the_new_outlaws_how_same_sex_marriage_suffocates_freedom

504  “Gay Education In Schools” Inside Out. A film about the cases for and against the use of homosexual education. http://www.bbc.co.uk/insideout/content/articles/2009/02/24/london_gay_education_s15_w7_video_feature.shtml

505  “Brief presented to the Legislative House of Commons Committee on Bill C38” By the Canadian Psychological Association June 2, 2005.  Though this brief was extremely supportive of homosexual marriage, it made clear reference to it being based on the belief that insufficient evidence existed (in 2005) of impact of brief also acknowledge that by Canadian Psychological Association’s own policy, “prohibits the use of scientific information to promote discrimination” . The inclusion of this within the preface is either a contextual blunder, or (as I suspect) a hint to those who were willing to hear it, that by their own policies, what was being heard a very politically corrected version of affairs. http://www.cpa.ca/cpasite/userfiles/Documents/advocacy/brief.pdf

2017/9 Source Check: Article not found on the URL provided but I found it on this link ( http://www.cpa.ca/cpasite/UserFiles/Documents/advocacy/brief.pdf ). Review by Senior Editor pending.

506 “Does the Bible Really Say Homosexuality is OK?” by Dr. Barry Chant. VoxBrief, November 2013.

2017/9 Source Check: I found a comment on this on an infographic titled “What Does the New Testament Say about Homosexuality?”

https://www.westarinstitute.org/blog/infographic-new-testament-say-homosexuality/  Review by Senior Editor pending.

507 Edgar, K., (2012) Evangelicalism, sexual morality and sexual addiction: opposing views and continued conflicts, Journal of Religious Health, 51, 162-178

Group 6 / 600+ | Changing Society (and Slowly Boiling Frogs)

Group 6 / 600+  |  Changing Society (and Slowly Boiling Frogs)

Activists are deliberately and meticulously working to change society. We are now at the business end of a multi decade strategy. Some changes are needed; others are cataclysmically and generationally destructive. Here you will find sources relating to this.

The systematic rebuilding of our culture to comply with LGBT+ dogma is obvious. That we are being played for fools is evident. To continue to ignore this is perhaps the most cowardly offense of our age, for the damage we inflict by our apathy is immeasurable, and this we inflict upon our children, and theirs.

601″Marriage equality: secrets behind a successful campaign” by Dr Kevin Donnelly (Director of Melbourne-based Education Standards Institute). http://www.murdoch.edu.au/elaw/issues/v3n4/vickers.html

602 “The Overhauling of Straight America” Marshall K. Kirk and Erastes Pill, from ‘Guide Magazine’ Publ. Nov 1987.

This article has become a “bible” to the movement. Widely re-published, it explains how to conduct the widespread propaganda campaign that we have been subject to for decades. It explains how to confuse, deceive and demonise opponents.  The methods are not based on valid arguments but on the use of emotional manipulation, the gaining of widespread sympathy and attaining approval for homosexual behaviour. http://www.massresistance.org/system/page_not_found.html

603 “Safe sex ad tops complaints list” Simon Canning, The Australian, December 14, 2011.

Though the Advertising Standards Bureau rejected the complaint, it was a heated and contentious issue at the time, not primarily (I suspect) because of the gender issue, but because the advertisers chose to use Bus Shelter advertising, which meant children were daily going to see and be desensitised. This was however probably the whole idea. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/media/safe-sex-ad-tops-complaints-list/story-e6frg996-1226221684799

604 “Same-sex marriage in the United States” Wiki commentary re the development of homosexual marriage in the USA. Notably, as elsewhere, this change has only occurred through court rulings or legislature (i.e. politicians and manoeuvring politicians).  If this seems like a harsh overstatement, consider also that of 28 states where US voters have been given the choice to amend the constitution to protect the current definition of marriage, the voters in all 28 states voted to approve the amendments. That is to say, judges and politicians will allow what the US electorate has clearly shown it does not want. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Same-sex_marriage_in_the_United_States

605 “Same-sex marriage legislation in the United States”. Wiki tables and commentary on the voting results of amendments and legislation regarding same sex marriage and domestic partnership in the US (See also 604 commentary). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Same-sex_marriage_legislation_in_the_United_States#Attempts_to_establish_same-sex_unions_via_initiative_or_statewide_referendum

606 “Societal attitudes toward homosexuality” An overview of laws, religion, custom and history. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Societal_attitudes_toward_homosexuality

607 “Acceptance of homosexuality in the Netherlands 2011: International comparison, trends and current situation” Saskia Keuzenkamp. The Netherlands Institute for Social Research | scp The Hague, September 2011. http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=acceptance%20of%20homosexuality%20in%20the%20netherlands%202011%3A%20international%20comparison%2C%20trends%20and%20current%20situation&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CCUQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.scp.nl%2Fenglish%2Fdsresource%3Fobjectid%3D28723%26type%3Dorg&ei=9tIkT7fzCY3MrQf-2vXKCA&usg=AFQjCNGcWikBYTxHFhWHwCVqMxpmJW3XMQ&cad=rja

608 “The Control Game”, by Environmental Information Network (EIN), Inc.Originally Published 5/94, converted to HTML 7/97. Subtitled “: Public Involvement or Public relations: What Does It Mean?” this is a useful introduction to political and social control tactics.It also lists a variety of professional training organisations and resources toward the bottom of the page. http://www.actionpa.org/activism/controlgame.html

609 “Training for change”. An organisation that provides training in social activism. As stated elsewhere, fighting for change is not necessarily bad; it is particular causes, dishonest means, motivations, short sightedness, ignorant obsession and the like that make social change disingenuous and/or dangerous. http://www.trainingforchange.org/

610 The Ruckus Society. Another example of a social activism training organisation. http://www.ruckus.org/

611 Indian jurisdictions in the United States (by Wikipedia). Used in commentary on fraudulent survey methods employed.

612 Problems for gay marriage in the USA.  “Maryland Is Eighth US State to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage” by Chris Simkins, Voice of America. Another state creates a law, but community unrest sees its implementation delayed or challenged. http://www.voanews.com/english/news/usa/Maryland-Is-Eighth-US-State-to-Legalize-Same-Sex-Marriage-141273963.html

613 “Attempts to establish same sex unions via initiative or statewide referendum” by Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Same-sex_marriage_legislation_in_the_United_States#Attempts_to_establish_same-sex_unions_via_initiative_or_statewide_referendum

614 Piers Akerman (12 January 2014) “ABC Doesn’t Believe in Right to Free Speech”, Sunday Telegraph, 30

 

 

Group 7 / 700+ | Miscellaneous and Multi-Purpose

Group 7 / 700+  |  Miscellaneous and Multi-Purpose

When this site was first built under the direction of A Sensible Man and his volunteers, this was the ‘everything else’ storage area. This will continue to hold items  that are extremely broad in their nature, or reply in so many areas that they are also worthy of mention here.

701″Better Think before Agreeing Twice: The Effect of Mere Agreeing on Compliance”, by Barbara Briers, Mario Pandelaere, Siegfried Dewitte and Luk Warlop (University of Leuven) Faculty of Business and Economics. https://lirias.kuleuven.be/bitstream/123456789/162941/1/c6

702 “The Fallacy of Online Surveys: No Data Are Better Than Bad Data,” Responsive Management Journal. http://www.responsivemanagement.com/news_from/2010-05-04.htm

703 “Building Better Surveys – Effective Scales”  Bill Johnston- Survey Gizmo. http://www.surveygizmo.com/survey-blog/question-scale-length/

704 “The ‘Don’t Know’, ‘Undecided’ and ‘Neutral’ Response Options” StatPack Survey design Tutorial. http://www.statpac.com/surveys/undecided-category.htm

705 “Survey Design Considerations – Recommendations for Writing Effective Questionnaires” School of Social Sciences, University of California. http://www.socsci.uci.edu/ssarc/sshonors/webdocs/designtips.pdf

706 “Acquiescence bias” From Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acquiescence_bias

707 “Comparing Questions with Agree/Disagree Response Options to Questions with Construct-Specific Response Options” Willem E. Saris etal. Faculty of Political Social Cultural Sciences. University of Amsterdam. http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://w4.ub.uni-konstanz.de/srm/article/viewDownloadInterstitial/2682/3971

708 Galaxy Poll result 2009 “Same Sex Marriage Report” Commissioned (and likely scripted by) Australian Marriage Equality. http://www.australianmarriageequality.com/Galaxy200906.pdf

708b Galaxy Poll result 2010 “Same Sex Marriage Report” Commissioned byAustralian Marriage Equality. http://www.australianmarriageequality.com/Galaxy201010.pdf

708c Galaxy Poll result 2011 “Same Sex Marriage Report” Commissioned by Australian Marriage Equality. http://www.australianmarriageequality.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/marriagereligion.pdf

709 Galaxy Poll Neilson do not publish their question formats or methodology online (or at least not anywhere I could find). I applaud Galaxy for exercising this transparency. I will upload a PDF once I relocate the one I secured earlier. If anyone can help. Please make contact.

710 “Children’s rights trumps same-sex marriage: Galaxy poll” Media Release: Australian Family Association, November 26, 2009. http://www.family.org.au/AFA_MR_Same-sex_Marriage_Bill.pdf

 

711 “Rise in support for gay marriage” Ari Sharp , The Age, Victoria, June 16, 2009. http://www.theage.com.au/national/rise-in-support-for-gay-marriage-20090616-ce8k.html

712 “AME ‘Fact’ sheet”  Read this with the awareness that so-called “facts” are easily forged with a cleverly written survey. http://www.australianmarriageequality.com/pollfactsheet.pdf

713 “Resistance to sexual assault: who resists and what happens?” by J M Siegel etal. Division of Behavioural Sciences and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of California. Analysing a probability sample of 3,132 adults, they found that the strongest predictors in whether a person resisted assault were timing and (the part that is relevant here) whether the person was assaulted as a child. Those assaulted as children were less likely to resist. What happens to us when we are young is profoundly influential on later life in every dimension of who we are. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1349462/

714  “A Selection from Survival Statistics”, by David S. Walonick. A commentary on statistical analysis and survey design. https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:XTP3y1tI6T4J:www.statpac.com/surveys/surveys.doc+&hl=en&gl=au&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEEShyyf6XDA-zXUtB84h1Pn_GTAgmqqNwn5IZMWMKgxmo0zX8hFMSNpkrvl4ddk7GvqQG8OSSWwDiMDXEKZ6uQHws8f6Vn_DklwvfKo9mW-N1qbMRDRZgh1jW_GluSnayrP6VghaY&sig=AHIEtbSh4EpFytG15WEAP3hYtO-lqKQ0xQ&pli=1

715  “RESEARCH BIAS”  This reference provided by Experiment Resources.com explains a variety of ways whereby research bias happens. Research bias is also known as ‘experimenter bias’ and basically involves a method of performing research in a way that influences influence the results – usually in order to portray a certain outcome. http://www.experiment-resources.com/research-bias.html

716 “Reframing” explained. http://www.mediate.com/articles/blanciak.cfm

717 “Measurement errors in surveys”, By Paul P. Biemer, etal. Pg 88, section 5.9. The tendency to say “Yes” in phone surveys. An extract of his book. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_in_Australia

718 “Christianity in Australia”, by Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_in_Australia

719 “Religion in Australia”, by Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_Australia

 

Group 8 / 800+ | Legal and Technical

Group 8 / 800+   |  Legal and Technical

For those who appreciate the legal and technical aspects of the culture war we live in, these resources can be found here.  Please note, this is a new section just instituted in September 2017.

Before this time, resources of this nature would have been placed in other sections.

Brand new, but soon to be implemented.

 


CLOSE OFF NOTIFICATION

This Project is Closed. The Battle Continues Elsewhere.

Same-sex marriage damages familiesPS: We’re Scaling Back Efforts Here. The Battle Continues Elsewhere.

Those who want truth look for it; sadly, most do not want it. As somebody who is reading these words, you are certainly in a minority. Congratulations!

After weeks of doing what we can as amateurs and volunteers, the decision has been made to reduce our efforts here, though the fight still continues.

There are other websites doing similar things, and to be honest, probably doing it better. Please check out our Links page to find additional resources.

We are not surrendering. We are redeploying our energies in this very important cultural battle. We hope what is here is of benefit to you, and we encourage and pray that you will continue to seek truth, and to make truth known. If this battle is lost, what has happened elsewhere will certainly happen here.

Prepare yourself and humble yourself before God who models the sacrifical love and commitment to truth our society so tragically lacks. We all are laden with personal weakness, and cumulatively as a society, we also feel the pain. The challenges of the future will be more intense than the challenges of this day.

We’ve worked hard to keep the Lord out of the content of these pages as we live in a world where everything must be tolerated (read ‘endorsed’) except Him.

Truth is, He’s been woven into everything presented here, because love always includes truth – and that is who He is. Whatever the outcome of this SSM battle, as a team, we pray you find him!