He later received his M. Archived from the original on July 16, American Civil Liberties Union. Mark Pietrzyk, of the gay group the Log Cabin Republicanshas stated that Rekers' method uses aversion therapy — a practice opposed by the American Psychiatric Association APA — that punishes "nonconforming" behavior such as swaggering in girls or limp wrists in boys and rewards "conforming" behavior such as girls playing with dolls and boys playing basketball. Rekers denied knowing Lucien's line of work. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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In his first interview since the New Times broke the story Tuesday, the year old escort, who prefers to go by the name Lucien, contradicts Rekers' contentions that he hired the escort to help carry his luggage and that he was trying to save the soul of a lost sinner. Based on his testimony and demeanor at trial, the court cannot consider his testimony to be credible nor worthy of forming the basis of public policy. Check back this afternoon for stories detailing the trip, the document Rekers asked Lucien to prepare in the hopes of preventing any future disclosures, and a character sketch of what we think is a brave kid -- one who dawdled for less than 24 hours before opting to tell an exceptionally painful story. Retrieved May 5, Raw Story flagged a particularly jarring article in which he claims that children adopted by gay couples are more likely to commit suicide. There would be more homosexual conduct or behavior by the boys in such troops.
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters. Archived from the original on November 8, Retrieved May 6, Rekers, who is also a professor emeritus of neuropsychiatry at the University of South Carolina and a Baptist minister, recently testifed against gay adoption in Florida, where he resides. Not to worry, Rekers told the Miami New Timeswhich broke the story: Journal of Family and Culture.