How could this happen?   The American College of Pediatricians (ACP) , which, as far as I know, is a not a religious organization, has come out with a website,  FactsAboutYouth.com, which says things that are true and useful about homosexuality.  Something must have gone wrong!

Well, something did go wrong.  Two years ago the American Psychological Association (APA) published Just the Facts about Sexual Orientation and Youth which contained  all the things that homosexuals want you to think about sexual orientation.  Now, by some miracle of truth and political incorrectness, the pediatricians actually respond on their website:

Amid debate in the medical and mental health fields concerning the causes and proper approaches to youth with non-heterosexual attractions, Facts is a non-political, non-religious channel presenting the most current facts on the subject. Facts is committed to advancing a school environment in which all students will experience the opportunity to achieve optimal health and safety, even in the midst of differing worldviews. Facts is intended to be a resource to promote the factual and respectful discussion of these potentially divisive issues. This is a web site for and about youth and their needs….

Adolescence is a time of upheaval and impermanence. Adolescents experience confusion about many things, including sexual orientation and gender identity, and they are particularly vulnerable to environmental influences…..

Rigorous studies demonstrate that most adolescents who initially experience same-sex attraction, or are sexually confused, no longer experience such attractions by age 25. In one study, as many as 26% of 12-year-olds reported being uncertain of their sexual orientation1, yet only 2-3% of adults actually identify themselves as homosexual.   Therefore, the majority of sexually-questioning youth ultimately adopt a heterosexual identity….

In light of these facts, it is clear that if school personnel encourage students to “come out as gay” and be “affirmed,” there is a serious risk of erroneously labeling students (who may merely be experiencing transient sexual confusion and/or engaging in sexual experimentation). Premature labeling may then lead some adolescents into harmful homosexual behaviors that they otherwise would not pursue….

The current media portrayal of gay and lesbian relationships is that they are as healthy, stable and loving as heterosexual marriages — or even more so.   Medical associations are promoting somewhat similar messages.   Sexual relationships between members of the same sex, however, expose gays, lesbians and bisexuals to extreme risks of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), physical injuries, mental disorders and even a shortened life span. There are five major distinctions between gay and heterosexual relationships, with specific medical consequences.
Here is the page  listing the health risks of homosexuality.

For the sake of brevity, I have obviously compacted the site.

Finally, there is a page of rebuttals to the APA publication, which the ACP says “is biased and grossly misleading. Just the Facts omits critical facts and makes recommendations that are refuted by decades of scientific research and extensive clinical experience. Most alarmingly, the recommendations offered will place young people at increased risk of grave psychological, emotional, and physical harm.”

Just when you think all is lost, someone comes up with what we all really know in our guts!  Let’s give credit where credit is due.

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God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us.  — Mohandas Gandhi