Family Research Council

Sexual Orientation

Family Research Council does not believe that “sexual orientation” should be included as a protected category in non-discrimination laws or policies, as it is not comparable to inborn, immutable characteristics such as race or sex.

Homosexual conduct is harmful to the persons who engage in it as it is associated with negative physical and psychological health effects. Thus, it is also harmful to society at large.

Sympathy and compassion must be extended to those who struggle with unwanted same-sex attractions, and every effort should be made to assist such persons in overcoming those feelings should they seek to do so. Many individuals have come to greater wholeness and wellness by seeking such help.

Top Content On Sexual Orientation

The Bible's Teaching on Marriage and Family
Evidence Shows Sexual Orientation Can Change
Are Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE) Effective? Are They Harmful? What the Evidence Shows
The Hidden Truth About Changing Sexual Orientation
How to Respond to the LGBT Movement
Protect Client and Therapist Freedom of Choice Regarding Sexual Orientation Change Efforts

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