February 11, 2016
Lo Saamod - Do Not Stand By
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Declaration on the Torah Approach to Homosexuality
Declaration On The Torah Approach To Homosexuality. Societal Developments On Homosexuality. There has been a monumental shift in the secular world’s attitude towards homosexuality over the past few decades. In particular over the past fifteen years there has been a major public campaign to gain acceptance for homosexuality. Legalizing same-sex marriage…

FAQ — Frequently Asked Questions on the Torah Declaration
Question 1: It states in the Declaration, “The concept that G-d created a human being who is unable to find happiness in a loving relationship unless he violates a biblical prohibition is neither plausible nor acceptable. [Difficult struggles are part of this world, but] …Impossible, life long, Torah prohibited situations with no achievable solutions are not.”…

CDC Fact Sheet on HIV & Gay Men
Gay and bisexual men — referred to in CDC surveillance systems as men who have sex with men (MSM) — of all races continue to be the risk group most severely affected by HIV. Additionally, this is the only risk group in the U.S. in which the annual number of new HIV infections is increasing. There is an urgent need to expand access to proven HIV prevention interventions for gay and bisexual men, as well as to develop new approaches to fight HIV in this population…

Understanding Sexual Agreements Among Gay Couples
Almost all gay couples have sexual agreements with their primary partner, and roughly 50% of these agreements are open and allow sex with outside partners. Though these agreements are common, there has been little examination of them (e.g., their types, their value, and how couples communication about them) in the field. This is one of the few studies/investigations into this area…

Position Statements from the APA, 1973
The 1973 APA decision to remove homosexuality from the list of mental illnesses (DSM) was not based on any new scientific or psychological findings regarding homosexuality. In addition the APA acknowledged that “a significant proportion of homosexuals” can “change their sexual orientation.”

TorahDec Press Release, December 26, 2011
Therapy to Help Homosexuals Change Orientation: Hundreds of Rabbis Say It’s the Only Torah-Approved Way