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The Sunday Mirror, and Sunday People have notified Core Issues Trust that they are to publish this weekend (Sunday 16 May 2021) an article intended to incriminate the Trust following the undercover...
Stormont debate on banning “conversion Therapy” – a statement from Core Issues Trust (CIT) and the International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling Choice (IFTCC) Download the Statement...
There is much to thank God for and look forward to as we continue to support men and women who were once gay and no longer wish to live homosexually. We are so thankful for all those committed to helping the “Give me a Chance!” concert on May 2nd, 2019
As the UK’s National Secular Society calls on charities with objects promoting religion to be banned, (naming Core Issues Trust) we look at the confrontation of ideologies around therapeutic choices and unwanted same-sex attraction, and those normalising and Christianising homosexual practices.
A film Premiere for the Voices of the Silenced production, “Once Gay” – the story of Matthew Grech will be held Monday 11th London at 6.00pm and Thursday 14th February, Belfast. Tickets available at Eventbrite – “read more”
Core Issues Trust co-directors have written to Pastors and Congregational Leaders asking for their support for the coming London (11th Februray) and Belfast (14th February) film Premieres of the Matthew Grech story.
There are seven questions that remain unanswered by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, which over the years has submitted flawed submissions to the Church of England and to Parliament on homosexual “orientation” and the question of therapeutic support.
Would you help us ensure we can meet our commitments and achieve our goals in 2019? Please donate today! Our December UPDATE provides a glimpse into what we have been involved in most recently, and the many things we are thankful for. Its a great priviledge to serve in this way!
Boy Erased – Learning the Right Lessons from a Tragic Personal Story: A Review of the Film and Book, Boy Erased
Christopher Rosik writes “Boy Erased, a movie based on the book of the same title by Garrad Conley, tells the story of the author’s experience at a “conversion therapy” program interspersed with retrospective details from his childhood and closes with his embracing of a gay identity. The film has immense star power with Russell Crow playing the role of the author’s father and Nicole Kidman portraying his mother.
Recently a young Christian ex-gay man called Matthew Grech auditioned on the singing contest X Factor Malta in an a cappella group, singing a version of the chorus of Where Is the Love by Black Eyed Peas. What happened next is very revealing.
IFTCC – We ask you to think carefully about how you will support those who find that their same-sex feelings and behaviours have been forced on them by the trauma they have suffered, should you approve this ban.
LEADING THERAPISTS who provide expert support for clients with unwanted issues of sexuality and gender are to meet in London this month to launch The International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling Choice (IFTCC). Contact organisers to get your ticket, here: https://iftcc2018launch.eventbrite.co.uk
The term “Conversion Therapy”appears to be a term
imposed on any person or group not supporting the right to exploration of such feelings, for the purposes of moving away from them, on the assumption that to do so implies such
persons are mentally ill and are being offered “cures”. In the nine points that follow, we argue that everyone has the right to walk away from sexual practices and experiences that don’t work for them and should be supported to do