PFOX: Homosexuality is 'not innate'

Monday, December 17, 2012
 | 
Becky Yeh - California correspondent (OneNewsNow.com)

With "gay" activists admitting that "sexuality is fluid," family groups see it as proof that one can change his or her same-sex attractions.

A panel presented in November by the PrideWorks conference for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender minors said that "sexuality is fluid" and "may change over time" (see earlier story). Still, homosexual activists maintain that they are "born gay."

Quinlan, Greg (PFOX)Meanwhile, California's SB 1172 is set to go into effect January 1 -- banning therapy for unwanted same-sex attractions for minors. Greg Quinlan, president of Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX), says the measure was written with the idea that homosexual behavior is something that cannot be changed.

"I, as a former homosexual, along with tens of thousands of others who left homosexuality, [am] proof that it is not immutable; you can change," Quinlan submits. "It is not innate; you are not born that way."

The description of the PrideWorks seminar, which was sponsored in part by the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN), said that "sexuality is fluid, especially when it goes beyond the binary of 'gay' and 'straight' labels."

"No one is born a homosexual. There is no genetic or biological evidence for that, and none will be found," the PFOX president asserts. "Secondly, you can change if you want to change, and change for anything can be difficult and can be hard."

Even so, Senator Ted Lieu (D), who authored SB 1172, claims therapy that seeks to alter same-sex attractions does not work because it is based on junk science.

Consider Supporting Us?

The staff at Onenewsnow.com strives daily to bring you news from a biblical perspective. If you benefit from this platform and want others to know about it please consider a generous gift today.

MAKE A DONATION

Comments

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

If accused of praying for your elected government officials, how would you plead?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

More Israeli troops sent to West Bank, placed on high alert
Trump to attend commissioning of USS Gerald R. Ford
Ohio prosecutor: Infant whose remains found was born alive
German runaway girl who converted to Islam is found in Iraq
Al-Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist plot extradited to US
Hawaii prepares for 'unlikely' N. Korea missile threat
Minn. police chief resigns in wake of officer shooting

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Trump: USS Ford 'A 100,000-ton message to the world'
Iran cracks down on Christian converts, sentences believers to 10 years in prison
Trump blasts Washington Post, NYT for leaks, fake news on Russia
Protests erupt at Minneapolis mayor's press conference announcing police chief resignation
US intercepts allegedly suggest Sessions discussed campaign matters w/Russian ambassador

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day

REASON & COMPANY

NEXT STORY
California 2012: Year in Review

During 2012, battles over "gay" rights, education, and the state budget crisis dominated the headlines coming out of The Golden State.