It seems odd to me that teachers would get involved with students' sexual orientation to begin with. I guess I'm out of touch with today's public schools. When I went to school the teachers weren't into students' lives at all. They taught us our lessons at school and that was it. At the end of each school day, adios.
True for adults over 21 Hoichi but many of the "Gay conversion therapy" groups are aimed at CHILDREN or TEENS who can't say no to it because their so-called parents are the ones calling the shots. While yes the parents are responsible for the welfare of the kinds it's been proven that gay conversion therapy has been harmful to kids. (and many such therapy groups were corrupt on top of that and not doing therapy correctly or abusing the kids).
Interesting link.Here is a policy paper from the American college of pediatricians.
it may need its own thread.
it certainly is related. And im posting it not in that i agree with all its statements. But to spark discussion regarding proof snd harm and ideology. That is ever present and in my eyes is getting even more present. It is not the same discussion. but a related one.
People should be free to choose what treatments they want for their body and mind, and free to choose what they do with their own body or minds
If some wish this treatment for what ever the reason.
its their body
A neat and slowly eroding idea.