The rhetoric of the LGBT movement in the light of scientific facts

This report is a thorough review of scientific evidence refuting myths and slogans promoted by LGBT activists who postulate that homosexuality is a normal, universal, innate and unchanging state. This work is not “against homosexual people” (as adherents will certainly argue false dichotomy), but rather behind them, since it focuses on the problems of a homosexual lifestyle hidden from them and the observance of their rights, in particular the right to access reliable information about their condition and related health risks, the right to have a choice and the right to receive specialized therapeutic care to get rid from this condition, if they are interested.

Keeping of

1) Do homosexual individuals represent 10% of the population?
2) Are there "homosexual" individuals in the animal kingdom?
3) Is homosexual attraction congenital?
4) Can homosexual attraction be eliminated?
5) Is homosexuality associated with health risks?
6) Is hostility to homosexuality a phobia?
7) "Homophobia" - "latent homosexuality"?
8) Are homosexual drives and pedophilia (sex drive for children) related?
9) Are gay rights violated?
10) Is homosexuality linked to sexual licentiousness?
11) Was homosexuality the norm in ancient Greece?
12) Are there any risks for children brought up in same-sex couples?
13) Is the “normativeness” of homosexual attraction a scientifically proven fact?
14) Was homosexuality excluded from the list of sexual perversions by scientific consensus?
15) Is “modern science” impartial to the issue of homosexuality?

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Is “homophobia” a phobia?

V. Lysov
E-mail: science4truth@yandex.ru
Most of the following material is published in an academic peer-reviewed journal. Modern studies of social problems, 2018; Volume 9, No.8: 66 – 87: V. Lysov: “The fallacy and subjectivity of the use of the term“ homophobia ”in scientific and public discourse”.
DOI: 10.12731/2218-7405-2018-8-66-87.

Key findings

(1) A critical attitude towards homosexuality does not meet the diagnostic criteria of a phobia as a psychopathological concept. There is no nosological concept of “homophobia”, it is a term of political rhetoric.
(2) The use of the term “homophobia” in scientific activity to denote the entire spectrum of critical attitude to same-sex activity is incorrect. The use of the term “homophobia” blurs the line between a conscious critical attitude to homosexuality based on ideological beliefs and forms of manifestation of aggression, shifting associative perception towards aggression.
(3) Researchers note that the use of the term “homophobia” is a repressive measure directed against those members of society who do not accept the consolidation of a homosexual lifestyle in society, but who do not feel hatred or unreasonable fear of homosexual individuals.
(4) In addition to cultural and civilizational beliefs, the basis for a critical attitude to same-sex activity, apparently, is behavioral immune systembiological reaction disgustdeveloped in the process of human evolution to ensure maximum sanitary and reproductive efficiency.

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Who needs gay marriage?

On 26 on June 2015, the US Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, requiring all states to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples, as well as to recognize such certificates issued in other jurisdictions. However, as shown data Gallup American Institute of Public Opinion, homosexuals are in no hurry to take advantage of their newly acquired rights. As expected, no influx of “oppressed sex minorities” into the registration authorities occurred, despite the complete elimination of “discriminatory” restrictions.

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MYTH: “Homosexuals make up 10% of the population”

Most of the material below is published in an analytical report. “The rhetoric of the homosexual movement in the light of scientific facts”. doi:10.12731/978-5-907208-04-9, ISBN 978-5-907208-04-9

“1 of 10 of you is one of us”

One of the slogans of the “LGBT” movement is the assertion that the proportion of people with homosexual attraction is supposedly 10% - that is, every tenth. In reality, according to large-scale modern studies conducted in the USA and European Union countries (that is, in countries where homosexuality has comprehensive support and protection from the state apparatus), the proportion of people who identify themselves as homosexuals varies from <1% to maximum 3 %

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History of the exclusion of homosexuality from the list of psychiatric disorders

The point of view currently accepted in industrialized countries according to which homosexuality is not subject to clinical assessment is conditional and devoid of scientific credibility, because it reflects only unjustified political conformism, and not a scientifically reached conclusion.

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Is homosexuality a mental disorder?

Discussion by Irving Bieber and Robert Spitzer

15 December 1973 The Board of Trustees of the American Psychiatric Association, yielding to the continued pressure of militant homosexual groups, approved a change in the official guidelines for psychiatric disorders. “Homosexuality as such,” the trustees voted, should no longer be seen as a “mental disorder”; instead, it should be defined as “violation of sexual orientation”.

Robert Spitzer, MD, associate professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University and a member of the APA Nomenclature Committee, and Irving Bieber, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry at New York College of Medicine and chairman of the male homosexuality study group, discussed the APA decision. The following is an abridged version of their discussion.


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Gerard Aardweg on the psychology of homosexuality and ideological tyranny

World-renowned Dutch psychologist Gerard van den Aardweg has specialized in the study and treatment of homosexuality for most of his distinguished 50-year career. Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the National Association for the Study and Treatment of Homosexuality (NARTH), author of books and scientific articles, today he is one of the few specialists who dare to disclose the inconvenient reality of this topic solely from factual positions, based on objective, not distorted ideological bias data. Below is an excerpt from his report “The Normalization” of Homosexuality and Humanae Vitae ”read out at the papal conference Academy of Human Life and Family in 2018 year.

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Are there any risks for children brought up in same-sex couples?

Most of the material below is published in an analytical report. “The rhetoric of the homosexual movement in the light of scientific facts”. doi:10.12731/978-5-907208-04-9, ISBN 978-5-907208-04-9

(1) Children raised by same-sex couples have an increased risk of developing homosexual drive, sexual non-conformism and adopting a homosexual lifestyle - these results were obtained even in studies conducted by authors loyal to “LGBT +” movement.
(2) The studies cited by LGBT + activists - movements and affiliates (defending the claim that there are no differences between children from traditional families and children brought up by same-sex couples) have significant shortcomings. Among them: small samples, a biased method of attracting respondents, a short observation period, the absence of control groups and the biased formation of control groups.
(3) Studies conducted with large representative samples with a long observation period show that, in addition to the increased risk of adopting a homosexual lifestyle, children raised by homosexual parents are inferior to children from traditional families in a number of ways.

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Is homosexuality linked to sexual licentiousness?

Most of the material below is published in an analytical report. “The rhetoric of the homosexual movement in the light of scientific facts”. doi:10.12731/978-5-907208-04-9, ISBN 978-5-907208-04-9

Introduction

One of the arguments of the activists of the “LGBT” movement is that the partnership of homosexuals is the so-called. “Homosexual families” - supposedly no different from heterosexual families with traditional values ​​and worldview. The prevailing picture in the media is that homosexual relationships are as healthy, stable and loving as normal heterosexual relationships, or even surpassing them. This picture is not true, and many representatives of the homosexual community honestly admit it. People of the same sex who engage in sexual relations are at increased risk of STDs, physical trauma, mental disorders, substance abuse, suicide and intimate partner violence. This article will focus on three significant features of interpersonal homosexual relationships that strikingly distinguish them from heterosexual ones:
• promiscuity and related practices;
• short-lived and non-monogamous relationships;
• increased rates of violence in partnership.

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Is homosexual attraction congenital?

Most of the material below is published in an analytical report. “The rhetoric of the homosexual movement in the light of scientific facts”. doi:10.12731/978-5-907208-04-9, ISBN 978-5-907208-04-9

Key findings

(1) The hypothetical “homosexuality gene” is not known; it is not discovered by anyone.
(2) The studies that underlie the statement of the "innate nature of homosexuality" have a number of methodological inaccuracies and contradictions, and do not allow unambiguous conclusions.
(3) Even the studies cited by LGBT + activists speak not of the genetic determinism of homosexual inclinations, but at best of the complex effect in which the genetic factor presumably determines the predisposition, combined with environmental influences, upbringing, etc.
(4) Some famous personalities among the homosexual movement, including scholars, criticize the statements about the biological predetermination of homosexuality and say that it is determined by conscious choice.

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Rhetorical tricks of LGBT propagandists

The political rhetoric of LGBT activists is built on three baseless postulates that affirm the “normality”, “congenitality” and “invariability” of homosexual attraction. Despite generous funding and numerous studies, this concept has not received scientific justification. Accumulated volume scientific evidence rather indicates the opposite: homosexuality is acquired deviation from the normal state or development process, which, given the client’s motivation and determination, lends itself to effective psychotherapeutic correction.

Since the entire LGBT ideology is built on false grounds, it is impossible to prove it in an honest logical way. Therefore, in order to defend their ideology, LGBT activists are forced to turn to emotional idle talk, demagogy, myths, sophisms and knowingly false statements, in a word - rabulistic. Their goal in the debate is not finding the truth, but victory (or its appearance) in the dispute by any means. Some representatives of the LGBT community have already criticized such a short-sighted strategy, warning activists that one day it will return to them as a boomerang, and urged to stop the spread of anti-scientific myths, but in vain.

Next, we will consider the most common logical tricks, tricks, and sophisms, which are used by advocates of LGBT ideology.

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Candidate of Psychological Sciences Alexander Neveev on homosexuality

Exclusive interview:

01: 15 - What science and psychiatry say about homosexuality.
13: 50 - Propaganda of LGBT youth ideology; "Children 404"; bloggers.
25: 20 - How to relate to LGBT.
30: 15 - “Homophobia” and “latent homosexuality”.
33: 00 - Is it true that all people are “bisexual from birth”?
38: 20 - How to become homosexual.
43: 15 - Children in same-sex couples.
46: 50 - Is homosexuality a disease?
50: 00 - Female homosexuality.

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Can I change my sexual orientation?

Most of the material below is published in an analytical report. “The rhetoric of the homosexual movement in the light of scientific facts”. doi:10.12731/978-5-907208-04-9, ISBN 978-5-907208-04-9

Key findings

(1) There is a substantial base of empirical and clinical evidence that unwanted homosexual attraction can be effectively eliminated.
(2) An important condition for the effectiveness of reparative therapy is the patient's informed participation and desire to change.
(3) In many cases, homosexual attraction, which can occur during puberty, disappears without a trace at a more mature age.

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Is “modern science” impartial to the issue of homosexuality?

Most of this material was published in the journal Russian Journal of Education and Psychology: Lysov V. Science and homosexuality: political bias in modern Academia.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12731/2658-4034-2019-2-6-49

“The reputation of true science has been stolen by its sinister
twin sister - "fake" science, which
It’s just an ideological agenda.
This ideology usurped that trust
which rightfully belongs to true science. "
from Austin Rousse's book Fake Science

Summary

Statements such as “the genetic cause of homosexuality has been proven” or “homosexual attraction cannot be changed” are regularly put forward at popular science educational events and on the Internet, including for inexperienced people. In this article, I will demonstrate that people in the modern scientific community are projecting their socio-political views into their scientific activities, making the scientific process highly biased. These projected views include a range of political statements, including in relation to the so-called “Sexual minorities”, namely, that “homosexuality is the normative variant of sexuality among people and animals”, that “same-sex attraction is innate and cannot be changed,” “gender is a social construct, not limited to binary classification,” etc. etc. I will demonstrate that such views in the modern scientific community in the West are considered orthodox, stable and well-established, even in the absence of convincing scientific evidence, while alternative views are immediately marked as “pseudo-scientific” and “false”, even if they are based on convincing factology. Many factors can be mentioned as the reason for this bias - the dramatic social and historical heritage, which led to the emergence of “scientific taboos”, the intense political struggle that generated hypocrisy, the “commercialization” of science, leading to the pursuit of sensations, etc. Is it possible to completely avoid bias in science, remains a moot point. However, in my opinion, it is possible to create conditions for an optimal equidistant scientific process.

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Having survived homosexuality ... Barely

The frank story of a former homosexual describing the everyday life of the average "gay" - endless enemas, promiscuous sex and related infections, clubs, drugs, problems with the lower intestine, depression and gnawing, unquenchable feeling of dissatisfaction and loneliness, from which debauchery and dope give only a temporary respite. This narrative contains disgusting details of homosexual practices and their consequences, leaving a sickening fecal sediment that will undoubtedly be difficult for the inexperienced reader. At the same time, they accurately transmit all scatological the ugliness of a homosexual lifestyle masquerading as a cheerful pseudo-rainbow coloring. It shows the bitter reality of male homosexuality as it really is - scabbysenseless and merciless. “Being gay” ultimately means suffering and pain dipped in excrement and blood, rather than holding on to the hands of the kawaii big-eyed boys from yoyoynyh fan fiction.

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Gay community issues through the eyes of insiders

In 1989, two Harvard gay activists published a book describing a plan to change attitudes of the general public towards homosexuality through propaganda, the basic principles of which are discussed here. In the last chapter of the book, the authors self-critically described 10 the main problems in the behavior of homosexuals, which must be addressed in order to improve their image in the eyes of the general public. The authors write that homosexuals reject all forms of morality; that they have sex in public places, and if they get in the way, they start shouting about oppression and homophobia; that they are narcissistic, promiscuous, selfish, prone to lies, hedonism, infidelity, cruelty, self-destruction, denial of reality, irrationality, political fascism and crazy ideas. It is interesting to note that 40 years ago, these qualities were almost one-to-one described by a famous psychiatrist named Edmund Bergler, who studied homosexuality for 30 years and was recognized as the “most important theorist” in this field. The authors took more than 80 pages to describe the problems associated with the lifestyle of the homosexual community. LGBT activist Igor Kochetkov in his lecture “The political power of the global LGBT movement: how activists achieved their goal” said that this book has become the ABC of LGBT activists around the world, including in Russia, and many still proceed from the principles described in it. To the question: “Did the LGBT community get rid of these problems?” Igor Kochetkov responded by removing him and asking the ban, confirming, apparently, that the problems remained. The following is a concise description.

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facts that are silent by the leaders of the LGBT movement