Resources for Gay Youth
January 7, 2000
Just the Facts About Sexual Orientation and Youth was developed by a coalition of organizations including the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Association of School Administrators to help school deal appropriately with sexual orientation booklet repudiates specifically looks at "reparative therapy," which refers to psychotherapy designed to eliminate people's sexual desire for members of their own gender, and "transformational ministry," which refers to the use of religion to eliminate those desires. It provides factual and scientific information from physicians, counselors, social workers, psychologists, legal experts, and educators to help school personnel respond appropriately to controversies about sexual orientation in schools.
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This article was provided by Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States. It is a part of the publication SHOP Talk: School Health Opportunities and Progress Bulletin.