A blond boy confiscated the journal and yanked a bunch of pages free from the binding. Detecting and destroying FIs was how you got the gay out. He was 19 when he entered LIA for a two-week evaluation. Torture is a strong word, but if we get a museum that honours the centuries of suffering inflicted on queer people, a whole wing will need to be dedicated to that unique form of persecution known as conversion, or reparative, therapy, by which zealots acting under the banner of faith have sought to turn one sexual instinct into another. In the US, research suggests that , adults have undergone such treatment, about half of them as teenagers. At LIA the message was unequivocal:
The Catholic Church has held that every human being is a child of God, and every person deserves to be treated with dignity and love regardless of their actions. The Church has also held firmly that both homosexual acts and homosexual inclinations are disordered, although the origins or contributing factors of homosexual inclinations are not entirely understood. In this paper, I apply principles from St.
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