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  • Fears Grow Over Academic Efforts to Normalize Pedophilia

    07/10/2003 2:04:34 AM PDT · by DPB101 · 18 replies · 715+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | 7/10/03 | Steve Brown
    Cultural experts who agree with claims that the Supreme Court may have opened the door to legalizing pedophilia in its Lawrence v. Texas decision on private homosexual behavior point to the growing movement within academia to de-stigmatize pedophilia. Jan LaRue, chief counsel for Concerned Women for America (CWA), a Washington D.C.-based women's public policy group, noted Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote that the decision "has nothing to do with minors." "We should hold (the Court) to that and anyone who tries to pervert the ruling even more than it is already by saying that it does protect pedophilia," LaRue told CNSNews.com....
  • Fears Grow Over Academic Efforts to Normalize Pedophilia

    07/10/2003 2:47:43 AM PDT · by kattracks · 54 replies · 386+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | 7/10/03 | Steve Brown
    CNSNews.com) - Cultural experts who agree with claims that the Supreme Court may have opened the door to legalizing pedophilia in its Lawrence v. Texas decision on private homosexual behavior point to the growing movement within academia to de-stigmatize pedophilia. Jan LaRue, chief counsel for Concerned Women for America (CWA), a Washington D.C.-based women's public policy group, noted Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote that the decision "has nothing to do with minors." "We should hold (the Court) to that and anyone who tries to pervert the ruling even more than it is already by saying that it does protect pedophilia,"...
  • The APA gets it right (Pedophilia Continues To Be On Its List Of Mental Disorders)

    06/19/2003 12:18:36 AM PDT · by kattracks · 19 replies · 698+ views
    <p>The American Psychiatric Association (APA) wisely rejected the recommendation of some psychiatrists at an APA symposium held in San Francisco on May 19 that pedophilia be removed from its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Several categories of mental illness were debated for possible removal from the upcoming annual edition of the manual. Among other illnesses suggested for removal were exhibitionism, transvestism and sadomasochism.</p>
  • Psychiatric Association Debates Lifting Pedophilia Taboo

    06/11/2003 2:18:54 AM PDT · by kattracks · 275 replies · 7,751+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | 6/11/03 | Lawrence Morahan
    (CNSNews.com) - In a step critics charge could result in decriminalizing sexual contact between adults and children, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) recently sponsored a symposium in which participants discussed the removal of pedophilia from an upcoming edition of the psychiatric manual of mental disorders. Psychiatrists attending an annual APA convention May 19 in San Francisco proposed removing several long-recognized categories of mental illness - including pedophilia, exhibitionism, fetishism, transvestism, voyeurism and sadomasochism - from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Most of the mental illnesses being considered for removal are known as "paraphilias." Psychiatrist Charles Moser...
  • A.P.A. Debates Pedophilia, Gender-Identity Disorder, Sexual Sadism

    05/28/2003 8:54:26 AM PDT · by Remedy · 155 replies · 811+ views
    NARTH ^ | 28 May 2003 | Linda Ames Nicolosi
    "Should These Conditions Be Normalized?" : American Psychiatric Association Symposium Debates Whether Pedophilia, Gender-Identity Disorder, Sexual Sadism Should Remain Mental IllnessesOn Monday, May 19th, 2003 in San Francisco, at a symposium hosted by the American Psychiatric Association, several long-recognized categories of mental illness were discussed for possible removal from the upcoming edition of the psychiatric manual of mental disorders. Among the mental illnesses being debated in the symposium at the APA's annual convention were all the paraphilias--which include pedophilia, exhibitionism, fetishism, transvestism, voyeurism, and sadomasochism. Also being debated was gender-identity disorder, a condition in which a person feels persistent discomfort...