The American Family Association's news outlet has a commentary by someone named Ed Vitagliano about a new book on ex-gay therapy. The book is called Ex-Gays? A Longitudinal Study of Religiously Mediated Change in Sexual Orientation and it is written by Stanton L. Jones of Wheaton College and Mark A. Yarhouse of Regent University. I have not read this book, but based on this review it doesn't seem to prove much at all.
The first thing one notices is that it's not published in a scientific journal but in book form. This is standard operating procedure for the religious right; that's what the ID movement does as well, bypasses those pesky scientists who have the knowledge to evaluate their work and go straight to the people who don't have that knowledge but are eager to believe your thesis anyway.
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