Educating the Profession

“IN-SERVICE ON LGBT ISSUES”
Invited Consultant, Silver Hill Hospital, New Canaan, CT, October 18, 2013.

 “DSM-5 UPDATE: GENDER DYSPHORIA”

  • Grand Rounds Speaker, Metropolitan Hospital, New York, NY, September 18, 2013
  • Grand Rounds Speaker, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, July 25, 2013

“THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CLOSET”
Friday Night Guest Lecturer, Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, MA, September 6, 2013

“THE TREATMENT OF TRANSGENDER CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS”
Harry Stack Sullivan Lecturer Award, Sheppard-Pratt Healthcare Systems, Baltimore, MD, July 24, 2013

“THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY: AN UPDATE ON ITS HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH”
Keynote Speaker, Conference on “Understanding and Reducing Suicide Risk in LGBTQ Populations,” Amerian Foundation for Suicide Prevention, New York City Chapter, New York, NY, May 4, 2013

“AN UPDATE ON THE GENDER IDENTITY DIAGNOSES OF THE ICD-11 AND THE DSM-5”

  • Grand Rounds Speaker, Department of Psychiatry, Tufts-Boston Medical Center, Boston MA, April 26, 2013.
  • Invited Speaker, Gender Dysphoria Clinic, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 9, 2013.
  • Grand Rounds Speaker, Wright State Health Care System, Dayton, OH, March 19, 2013
  • Invited Speaker, Working Group on Gender, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, January 18, 2013.
  • Grand Rounds Speaker, Department of Psychiatry, VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, Montrose, NY, January 9, 2013.
  • Keynote Speaker, 2012 Trans Conference, “Outside the Lines: Strengthening Transgender Health and Resiliency; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona), Pomona, CA, November 9, 2012.
  • Keynote Speaker, “Therapolitics”: Mutual Influence of the Therapeutic Process and Social Processes within the LGBT Community;
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, October 16, 2012.

“CAN THE PSYCHOANALYSIS OF THE FUTURE BRING ANYTHING TO SEX AND GENDER STUDIES?”

Speaker, Steering Committee Invited Panel on “Psychoanalysis: A Look into the Future,” Annual Meeting of Division 39 (Division of Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association, April 28, 2013

“TREATMENT OF TRANSGENDER CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS”
LGBT Students in Science and Medicine, Transgender Health Series
Weill-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, March 15, 2013

“ARE THE KIDS ALL RIGHT? AVUNCULAR REFLECTIONS ON THE GAYBY BOOM”
Keynote Speaker, “The Kids are All Right: Working with LGBTQ Parents & Their Children”
Conference sponsored by William Alanson White Institute, New York, NY, March 2, 2013

“GAY MAINSTREAM AND ALTERNATIVE STYLES: VARIATIONS ON THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES IN PATIENTS WHO WISH TO EXAMINE THEIR ORIENTATION”
Panel Member, Discussion of sexual conversion therapies
Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, October 16, 2012

“QUEER DIAGNOSES: HOMOSEXUALITY, GENDER VARIANCE, AND THE DIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL MANUAL (DSM)”
  • Plenary Speaker, Conference: “In Translation: Clinical Dialogues Spanning the Transgender Spectrum,” Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, New York, NY, February 21, 2010.
  • Stanley Biber Memorial Lecture, Annual Meeting of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, San Diego, CA, September 25, 2010.
  • Panel Member, Symposium: “Gender Identity Disorder and the DSM-5: An Update,” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York, NY, October 30, 2010.
  • Grand Rounds Speaker, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, December 14, 2010.
  • Grand Rounds Speaker, New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), White Plains, NY, January 11, 2011.
  • Grand Rounds Speaker, New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), New York, NY, January 12, 2011.
  • Grand Rounds Speaker, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY, January 26, 2011.
  • Invited Speaker, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France, March 18, 2011.

 “ANTIHOMOSEXUAL ATTITUDES: A PSYCHOANALYTIC PERSPECTIVE”
Plenary Speaker
International Conference on “Omofobia: Atteggiamenti, pregiudizi e strategie di intervento” (Homophobia: Attitudes, Prejudices and Intervention Strategies,” Naples, Italy, October 18, 2010

“TALKING TO THE MEDIA: TEACHING PSYCHIATRISTS TO EMBRACE THE SOUND BITE”
Panel Speaker, Symposium on “Psychiatrists in the World: Advocating for LGBT Mental Health”
Annual Meeting of APA, New Orleans, LA, May 25, 2010

 “THE GROUP FOR ADVANCEMENT OF PSYCHIATRY ON-LINE CURRICULUM ON LGBT MENTAL HEALTH””
Panel Speaker, Symposium on “Psychiatrists in the World: Advocating for LGBT Mental Health”
Annual Meeting of APA, New Orleans, LA, May 25, 2010

“GENDER VARIANCE OR GENDER IDENTITY DISORDER: A DSM-5 CONTROVERSY”
Life Members Meeting
Annual Meeting of APA, New Orleans, LA, May 25, 2010

“TRANSGENDERISM AND PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS”
Plenary Speaker, Conference on Gender and Sexuality
SEXPO, Helsinki, Finland, March 12, 2010

“WHEN POLITICS DISTORTS SCIENCE”
•                  Grand Rounds  Speaker, New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), Westchester, NY, February                   9, 2010.
•                  Grand Rounds Speaker, Department of Psychiatry, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY,                   February 11, 2010.

“THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH GAY PATIENTS”
• Grand Rounds  Speaker, New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), Westchester, NY, February 19, 2008.
•  Invited Speaker, Adelphi University, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Garden City, NY, March 19, 2008.
•  Grand Rounds  Speaker, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, March 16, 2009.
•  Grand Rounds  Speaker, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, March 31, 2009.

“ISSUES OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY”
American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Conference, New York, NY, March 15, 2009. 

“TRANSFERENCE FOCUSED PSYCHOTHERAPY REVISITED”
Panelist, Meeting of Committee on Student Associates and Former Fellows
American Psychoanalytic Association Winter Meeting, New York, NY, January 15, 2009.  

“THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CLOSET:  SULLIVAN’S THEORY OF DISSOCIATION REVISITED”
Panelist, Interpersonal Track Colloquium, “Sullivan’s Legacy”
 New York University Postdoctoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, November 22, 2008.  

“Homosexuality and psychoanalysis:  from the preoedipal to the postmodern”
First Catherine Stuart PhD Memorial Lecture, William Alanson White Institute, New York, NY, May 9, 2008.

“WHEN POLITICS DISTORTS SCIENCE”
• Panelist, “When Politics Distorts Science,”
Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, CUNY, New York, NY, March 7, 2008.
• Panelist, “’The Gay Agenda’:  The Intersection of Mental Health and Public Policy,” AGLP Annual Symposium, Washington DC, May 3, 2008.

“PSYCHIATRY AND HOMOSEXUALITY”
Grand Rounds Speaker
Harlem Hospital, New York, NY, April 23, 2008.  

“DISCUSSION OF ANDREW SAMUELS’ ‘DOES THE WEST NEED THERAPY?”
Joint Scientific Colloquium of Interpersonal and Relational Tracks, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, March 28, 2008.  

“CULTURAL COMPETENCE IN LGB MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES”
Invited Speaker, 3rd Biannual Cultural Competency Conference:  “Navigating the Complexity of Multiple Identities:  Multicultural Skills for Life”
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, March 27, 2008.  

“FROM BISEXUALITY TO INTERSEXUALITY:  RETHINKING GENDER CATEGORIES”
Grand Rounds Speaker, New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), New York, NY, February 20, 2008.

“GAY AND LESBIAN FAMILIES:  WHAT KINDS OF TRAUMA DO THEY EXPERIENCE BECAUSE THEY CANNOT MARRY”
Panel Member in Workshop of the Committee on Gay and Lesbian Issues
American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY, January 19, 2006.

“SOCIAL SCIENCE AND PSYCHOANALYSIS: A PEDAGOGY WORKSHOP”

“FROM BISEXUALITY TO INTERSEXUALITY:  RETHINKING GENDER CATEGORIES”
•  Chicago Psychoanalytic Society, Chicago, IL, April 25, 2006.
•  Grand Rounds Speaker, Harvard Longwood Psychiatry, Cambridge, MA, March 7, 2006. Panel Member, Workshop on teaching psychoanalytic theories and texts to social science students

“THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH GAY PATIENTS”
Institute of Psychoanalysis, Chicago, IL, April 26, 2006..Co-sponsors: New York University Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality & City University of New York Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) , New York, NY, February 28, 2006.

“HOMOSEXUAITY AND ITS VICISSITUDES: THE ‘HOMOSEXUAL OTHER’ IN PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY AND PRAXIS”

“HOMOSEXUALITY AND PSYCHOANALYSIS: FROM THE PREOEDIPAL TO THE POSTMODERN”Diversity Panel: “Encountering the Mysterious Other: Hidden~ Obstacles to Exploration of Difference,” Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, CA,
May 13, 2006

“THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CLOSET”
Discussion Group Leader
American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA,
May 22, 2006.Presidential Lecture,
50th Annual Meeting

“A RESEARCH AGENDA FOR DSM-V:  MENTAL HEALTH IN THE GAY, LESBIAN, AND BISEXUAL POPULATIONS”
Co-Chair, Component Workshop
American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA, May 24, 2006.American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, Toronto, ON, CA,
May 19, 2006.

“CAN I CHANGE? A JOURNEY THROUGH EX-GAY MINISTRIES AND BEYOND”

“ETHICAL ISSUES IN SEXUAL CONVERSION (‘REPARATIVE’) THERAPIES”
•  Plenary Speaker, 25th Annual Conference, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, San Francisco,    CA, October 13, 2006.
•  Grand Rounds Speaker, St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Hospital Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, June 21, 2006.
•  Member, Panel Presentation, “Meeting the Needs of our Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender    Patients and their Families, American Medical           Association, Chicago, IL, June 12, 2006
•  Grand Rounds Speaker, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, January 26, 2006. Panel Member, Issue Workshop

“FROM BISEXUALITY AND HOMOSEXUALITY TO INTERSEXUALITY:  RETHINKING GENDER CATEGORIES”
Grand Rounds Speaker, Department of Psychiatry, St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Medical Center
New York, NY, February 23, 2005
American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA,
May 25, 2006.

Panel Member, “Queering Psychoanalysis,” Colloquium Series, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, September 16, 2005

Keynote Speaker, “What Freud Couldn’t Understand:  Thinking Outside the Two Gender Model,”
Fall Conference of the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Melville, NY, November 6, 2004.

Panel Member, “Alternating Currents in Bisexuality,” Conference on Longing: 
Psychoanalytic Musings on Desire,” William Alanson White Institute, New York, NY, October 23, 2004.

“CHALLENGES WHEN PSYCHIATRISTS SEEK TREATMENT FOR THEMSELVES”
Issues Workshop
American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA,
May 26, 2005

“I DO, BUT I CAN’T:  MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AROUND GAY MARRIAGE”
Participant, Component Workshop
American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 23, 2005

“’FIXING FRANK’:  THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY OF PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH GAY MEN”
Participant, Media Workshop
American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA,
May 23, 2005

“QUEERING PSYCHOANALYSIS:  THE RELATIONAL TURN”
Moderator, Panel Discussion
Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS, CUNY), New York, NY, March 24, 2005

“THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH GAY PATIENTS”
Keynote Speaker, Queer Analysis Conference
Sponsored by Pink Therapy, London, UK, October 16, 2004

Educating the Public

“An Insurance Trap for Psychiatrists and Patients”
Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, December 21, 2013, p. A18.
 
“German Law: Parents of Intersex Kids Can Pick 'Gender Undetermined'”
ABC News, November 1, 2013

“Prescribing Generic Drugs”
Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, October 12, 2013, p. A18. 

“Toronto Christian Program Tries to ‘Heal’ Gays”
Commentary on sexual orientation conversion efforts.
Toronto Star, October 5, 2013.

“Gender-identity Commentary Comes Out of the Closet”
Commentary on diagnostic changes in DSM-5.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, September 20, 2013.

“Marriage Equality: Positive Messaging Wins Out”
 Blog post, Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action (Psychology Today), September 8, 2013

“Why Do We Pathologize Gender Nonconformity?”
Commentary on new DSM-5 revisions of gender diagnoses in context of Manning case
Popular Science, August 23, 2013. 

“Is Baby Male or Female? Germans Offer Third Gender”
Commentary on new German law permitting children with intersex conditions (disorders of sexual development) to delay a conventional gender assignment
ABCnews.com, August 22, 2013. 

“What ‘Transgender’ Means, and How Society Views It”
Commentary on diagnostic changes in DSM-5 and ICD-11.
USA Today, August 22, 2013.

“Bradley Manning Sex Change Plea Spotlights Prisoner Mental Health Services”
Commentary on medical necessity of gender reassignment surgery.
Boston Globe, August 22, 2013.

“Gay Conversion Therapy Ban”
Commentary on New Jersey’s passage banning sexual orientation conversion efforts for minors
Chasing New Jersey, August 20, 2013.

“Sunday Dialogue: Our Notions of Gender”
Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, June 30, 2013, page SR2. 

“Parsippany Teen on Gay Conversion Therapy: ‘Government Has an Obligation to Support and Protect Children’”
Testimony given to NJ State Assembly on bill to ban “reparative therapy” for minors.
New Jersey Record, June 13, 2013.

“Psychiatry on the Scientific Spectrum”
Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, May 30, 2013, p. A22. 

“Bill Aiming To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy For Minors To Be Introduced In New York”
Commentary on new legislation intended to ban sexual conversion therapies.
Huffington Post, April 26, 2013. 

“Gay Therapy is Not Just Sticks and Stones.” 
New Jersey Star-Ledger, April 16, 2013. 

“U.N. Puts So-Called Conversion Therapies In Spotlight as Human Rights Issue”
Commentary on participation in UN conference critical of conversion therapies”.
Psychiatric News, April 5, 2013, pp. 1, 32.

“New Gender Dysphoria Criteria Replace GID”
Commentary on new DSM-5 criteria for Gender Dysphoria”.
Psychiatric News, April 5, 2013, pp. 9, 14.

“Gay Conversion Therapy Sparks Culture War in NJ”
Commentary on New Jersey legislative bill banning conversion therapy for minors”.
Asbury Park Press, March 31, 2013.

“La Polémica Detrás de Las Terapias de Conversión Gay”
Commentary on new legislation intended to ban sexual conversion therapies.
BBC Mundo, March 8, 2013. 

“Colorado Transgender Girl, Not Allowed To Use School Bathroom”
Commentary on DSM-5 diagnosis of “Gender Dysphoria”.
Associated Press, February 27, 2013.

“UN Tackles Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’ For First Time”
Commentary on new legislation intended to ban sexual conversion therapies.
Huffington Post, February 1, 2013. 

“Can Sexual Orientation be Changed?”
Member, Panel Presentation on “Selling the Promise of Change: International Health and Policy Consequences of Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE)”
Sponsored by The NGO Committee on Human Rights & The NGO Committee on HIV/AIDS
United Nations Church Center, New York, NY, January 31, 2013

“Legal Showdown over Gay Conversion Therapy Waged in 2 States”
Commentary on California legislation banning “reparative therapy” and New Jersey lawsuit against conversion therapists.
American Medical News, January 21, 2013.

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“Conversion Therapy in Israel ”
Commentary on conversion therapies in Israel and the US.
Ha’aretz Weekend Magazine, November 30, 2012.


“Man Petitions World Health Organization: ‘We Are Trans, Not Sick’”.
Commentary on the impending revision of the ICD-11 and its impact on health care services for trans individuals.
ABCnews.com, October 22, 2012,

“Cross in the Closet: Straight Christian Lives a Year as Gay Man”
Commentary on changing attitudes of young evangelical Christians toward homosexuality.
ABCnews.com, October 11, 2012. 


“Going from Straight to Gay”
ABC Nightline, November 9, 2010. 

“Bullying in America: Time to Confront National Crisis Experts Say”
Psychiatrist commenting on increased media reports of teenage
bullying and suicide”
Medscape, October 27, 2010. 


“Are We Facing a Genderless Future?”
Psychiatrist commenting on gender diagnoses in the DSM”
Newsweek.com, August 16, 2010. 


“Debate Over Homosexuality Now Roiling Orthodox Jews”
Jewish Daily Forward, July 28, 2010. 


“Meet Josie, 9: No Secret She's Transgender”
Arizona Daily Star, July 25, 2010. 


“Gay-to-Straight Camp Run by Local Man Praised, Panned”
Daily Progress (SC), July 11, 2010. 


“Deliverance: The True Story of a Gay Exorcism”
Details Magazine, June, 2010, pp. 126-131. 


“Let’s Talk About Sex”
HIVPLUSMagazine, May/June, 2010. 


“Some Question Sex Addictions”
Las Vegas Review-Journal, April 18, 2010. 


“Controversy Continues over APA and Gender Variance”
Dallas Voice, March 12, 2010. 


“The Stories Behind Sex Addiction”
Psychiatrist commenting on diagnostic status of “sex addiction”
CBS News.com, January 10, 2010. 


“A New Therapy on Faith and Sexual Identity”
Wall Street Journal, August 6, 2009, p. A09. 


“Psychotherapists Trying to ‘Treat’ Patients for Homosexuality”
Psychiatric expert discussing British study showing some clinicians
still trying to change homosexuality, March 26, 2009

“Some Therapists in U.K. Still ‘Treat’ Homosexuality”
Psychiatric expert discussing British study showing some clinicians
still trying to change homosexuality, March 26, 2009

“More Investors are Shunning Stocks”
Psychiatrist commenting on managing anxiety related to economic downturn.
Business Week, February 24, 2009. 


“What Would King Solomon Do?.” 
The Bilerico Project, February 23, 2009. 

“LGBT Adolescents”
Psychiatrist discussing how LGBT adolescents come out to their families,
science of sexual orientation.
About Our Kids, Sirius Doctor Radio, February 13, 2009. 

“The Trials of Ted Haggard”
Psychiatrist discussing so-called sexual conversion therapies.
Curtis Silwa Show, WABC New York, January 29, 2009. 

“Attention, Shopaholics:  Your Weakness May Be a Proper Disease”
Psychiatrist commenting on whether compulsive shopping is a DSM
diagnosis.
New York Times, January 28, 2009, p. A24. 

“No Sex Please, We’re Gay”
Box Turtle Bulletin, January 23, 2009. 

“GID and the DSM”
Psychiatrist offering commentary on controversies surrounding GID
diagnoses and the DSM.
Michael Signorile Show, Sirius Radio, January 6, 2009. 

“Eat, Drink and be Healthy and Gay”
Psychiatrist commenting on self care.
Southern Voice, January 2, 2009. 

“Psychiatrists Revising the Book of Human Troubles”
Psychiatrist commenting on GID controversies and DSM-V process.
New York Times, December 18, 2008, pp. A1, A20. 

“Born Gay?”
Psychiatrist discussing “causes” of homosexuality following passage of
California’s Proposition 8.
Ron Reagan Show, Air America, December 10, 2008. 

“The Stories Behind Sex Addiction”
Psychiatric expert questioning diagnostic category of “sex addiction.”
CBS Sunday Morning News, November 16, 2008. 

“Long Term Psychotherapy Helps Complex Cases”
Psychiatric expert discussing JAMA meta-analysis of psychodynamic
psychotherapy efficacy, September 30, 2008

“Pray Away the Gay”
Member, Panel Presentation on Conversion Therapy
National Convention, National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
Washington, DC, August 22, 2008.  

“Mental Health Effects of Current Economic Crisis”
Psychiatrist interviewed about psychological responses to economic
downturn and what individuals can do to help themselves.
FoxNews Radio Affiliates (WINK, Ft Myers, FL; WTVN, Columbus, OH;
WJNO, West Palm Beach, FL; WRVA, Richmond, VA; KTRH, Houston, TX;
WERC, Memphis, TN; KLIN, Lincoln, Nebraska; WGST, Atlanta, GA;
KCOL, Loveland, CO), June 10, 2008. 

“Activists Alarmed over APA’s Gender Diagnosis Review”
Psychiatrist clarifying DSM-V process.
Washington Blade, May 30, 2008. 

“Parents:  The New Trans Focus”
Psychiatrist clarifying DSM-V process.
Sydney Star Observer, May 28, 2008. 

“Flap Flares over Gender Diagnosis”
APA spokesperson clarifying internet rumors that homosexuality
will be put back into the DSM.
Gay City News, May 15, 2008, p.2. 

“Homosexuality Debate Squelched by Gay Activists”
Commentary on controversial APA symposium on homosexuality.
Bryant Park Project, Local NPR Broadcast, May 12, 2008. 

“Proud ‘Mama’s Boys’”
Psychiatrist discussing discredited, historic psychoanalytic theories
that attributed homosexuality to parenting styles.
Southern Voice, May 9, 2008. 

“Anti-Gay Panel Canceled at Psychiatrists' Confab”
APA spokesperson on withdrawal of APA panel on homosexuality and
conversion therapy.
Bay Area Reporter, May 8, 2008. 

“Two Families Grapple with Sons’ Gender Preferences”
Psychiatric expert discussing history of aversion therapy as “treatment”
for homosexuality.
NPR, All Things Considered, May 7, 2008

“Ex-Gay Junk Science Panel Canceled by American Psychiatric
Association”
APA spokesperson on withdrawal of APA panel on homosexuality
and conversion therapy.
Gay City News, May 1, 2008. 

“Robinson Backs Out of Symposium on ‘Ex-Gays’”
Psychiatrist discussing APA panel on homosexuality and conversion
therapy.
Washington Blade, April 30, 2008. 

“Junk Science on Stage”
Psychiatrist discussing APA panel on homosexuality and conversion
therapy.
Gay City News, April 25, 2008, pp. 1, 6. 

“Killing Stuns NYC Therapists, Who Say Risk from Patients Is Low”
Psychiatrist discussing risks of violence after murder of a therapist
in her office.
Associated Press (New York Newsday), February 14, 2008. 

“Bisexuality in Women”
Psychiatric expert discussing longitudinal study of bisexuality in
women.
Healthy Life, ABC News Now, January 28, 2008. 

"Conversion Attempts Mostly Lead to Harm."
Op-Ed
Nashville Tennessean, Nashville, TN,
August 16, 2007.

"Furor Over Baptist's Gay-Baby Article"
Psychiatric expert appointed to American Psychological Association
task force on patients conflicted about sexual orientation.
Associated Press (New York Times), July 10, 2007.

"New Ground in Debate on Curing Gays"
Psychiatric expert criticizing conversion therapies.
Los Angeles Times, June 18, 2007.

"Therapy Aims to Make Ex-Gays"
Psychiatric expert criticizing conversion therapies.
Chicago Tribune, June 11, 2007.

"Furor Over Baptist's Gay-Baby Article"
Reaction to Southern Baptist Seminary leader affirming biological origins
of homosexuality.
Associated Press (New York Times), March 14, 2007.

"A Case of Gender Blues: Florida Official May Be Fired over Sex Change"
Psychiatric expert on mental health approaches toward gender identity
disorder.
Newsweek, March 12, 2007

"Can Therapy Turn Gays Straight?"
Psychiatric expert discussing the APA position on sexual conversion therapy.
People Magazine, February 26, 2007, pp. 79-80.

"Some Tormented by Homosexuality Look to a Controversial Therapy"
Psychiatric expert discussing the APA position on sexual conversion
therapy.
New York Times, February 8, 2007, pp. B1, B6.

"My Big Bad Mouth"
Psychiatric expert discussing the psychological treatment of prejudice.
New York Times, February 8, 2007, p. G1-2.

"Ousted Pastor 'Completely Heterosexual'"
Psychiatric expert discussing evangelical preacher's announcement of
having become heterosexual.
New York Times, February 7, 2007, p. A11.

"Transgender people are Born One Gender but Identify with Other"
Psychiatric spokesperson on transgenderism.
Lansing State Journal, January 21, 2007.

"At Dunbar, Josh Faced Frequent Harassment"
Psychiatric spokesperson on effects of bullying on gay kids.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, November 19, 2006.

"Haggard Case Revives Gay Therapy Debate"
Psychiatric spokesperson on harm done by sexual conversion therapy.
Associated Press (Washington Post), November 15, 2006.

"Pastor's Case Stirs Debate"
Psychiatric spokesperson on harm done by sexual conversion therapy.
Denver Post, November 11, 2006.


“Doc Says Prison Bigs Fret Clinic’s Sex Change Calls”
Psychiatric spokesperson on history of treatment for Gender Identity
Disorder.
Boston Herald, Boston, MA, June 2, 2006

“Study Finds Link Between Having Older Brothers, Sexual Orientation”
Psychiatric spokesperson on study of relationship between fraternal
birth order and homosexuality.
Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, June 27, 2006.

“Straight Talk on Homosexuality”
Psychiatric spokesperson commenting on distinctions between pedophilia
and homosexuality.
Prince George Sentinel, Prince George County, MD, July 6, 2006, p. E-2.

“Rights Panel Studies ‘Gender Identity’”
Psychiatric spokesperson commenting on gender dysphoria as Broward
County contemplates antidiscrimination protections for transgendered
individuals.
Miami Herald, August, 27, 2006.

“What One Fewer Planet Means to Our Worldview”
Psychiatric spokesperson commenting on the psychological need to
create categories.
Washington Post, August, 28, 2006, p. A02.

 “Conference in Indian Wells to Challenge Views on Homosexuality”
Psychiatric spokesperson on harmful effects of sexual conversion
therapies.
Press-Enterprise (Inland Southern California), September 22, 2006

“Homosexuality Research Sparks Debate”Psychiatric spokesperson
on genetic research and homosexuality.North West Indiana Times,
September 28, 2006

“Foley Follies:  “I Am a Gay American Alcoholic Sex Abuse Victim”
Psychiatric spokesperson debunking relationship between pedophilia
and homosexuality.
Gay City News, October 5, 2006

“Foley Incident Stirs up a Stereotype about Gay Men”
Psychiatric spokesperson debunking relationship between pedophilia
and homosexuality.
San Francisco Chronicle, October 7, 2006, p. A11.

“Being True to Themselves”
Psychiatric spokesperson on transgenderism.
Louisville Courier-Journal, October 15, 2006.


Time Magazine: The Battle Over Gay Teens


Washington Post: Vowing to Set the World Straight


New York Times:  Gay Teenager Stirs a Storm


Salon.com:  Turning Off Gays


National Public Radio:  Making Gays Straight


ABC News:  'Ex-Gay' Camps, Therapy Programs Attract Controversy


ABC News:  'Ex-Gay' Camps, Therapy Programs Attract Controversy
(part 2)


LA Times:  The Kinsey Effect


LA Times:  Texas Might Ban Gay Foster Parenting

Boston Globe: 'Ex-gay' ministry reaches out to Hub
Critics abound, but converts credit God


USA Today:  eHarmony: Heart and Soul

Fox News Network: The O'Reilly Factor:


CTV:  Gays can turn straight, study claims


Seattle Times:  Faithful split over whether gays can, should change


Southern Voice:  Leading mental health group backs same-sex marriage


Southern Voice:  Psychiatric board backs same-sex marriage in 14-1 vote

Sexual Orientation Not Debatable:  Psychiatrists Reject Forum on
Homosexuality as Illness


PlanetOut:  Youth's blog stirs uproar over 'ex-gay' camp


Reparative Therapy: Idealized Heterosexuality


Letter from the American Psychiatric Association to the
Finnish Parliament

The Ex-Gay Files

The Advocate:  Sick again


Bay Windows:  30 Years Ago:  APA Says Gay is OK

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