Judge Slams Ex-Gay Conversion Therapy As A Bunch Of B.S.

Judge Slams Ex-Gay Conversion Therapy As A Bunch Of B.S.

Advocates for conversion therapy just had their asses handed to them by a local judge in New Jersey.

Judge Peter Bariso Jr. of the Hudson County Superior Court ruled this week that likening homosexuality to a “mental illness, disease, disorder, or equivalent thereof” and suggesting it’s curable is fraud.

The ruling came after the Southern Poverty Law Center sued the hate group, Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH), for violating the state’s Consumer Fraud Act when it advertised services that could change a person’s sexuality.

According to Slate, the services JONAH offered required patients to pay $100 to strip down in front of “therapist” Alan Downing, then fondle their penises and butts while he watched. Doing this, Downing told patients, would help them turn straight. (This is me rolling my eyes from Owerri to Ouagadougou)

But Judge Bariso wasn’t having any of it. This week, he ruled that “the general consensus in the mental health field is that homosexuality is not a mental disorder, but is instead a normal variation of human sexuality.” He also called out JONAH on its bogus “success statistics,” telling the group “there is no factual basis for calculating such statistics.”

David Dinielli, Southern Poverty Law Center’s deputy legal director, called the ruling “monumental and devastating to the conversion therapy industry.”

“For the first time, a court has ruled that it is fraudulent as a matter of law for conversion therapists to tell clients that they have a mental disorder that can be cured,” he said. “This is the principal lie the conversion therapy industry uses throughout the country to peddle its quackery to vulnerable clients.”

“Gay people don’t need to be cured,” Dinielli added, “and we are thrilled that the court has recognized this.”

Yes o, gay people do not also need to be taken to TB Joshua and thrown into a swimming pool of women to turn them straight.

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24 Comments

  1. Max
    February 17, 04:36 Reply

    The therapist is a pervert. Got what he deserves

  2. Pete
    February 17, 05:30 Reply

    He also called out JONAH on its bogus “success statistics,” telling the group “there is no factual basis for calculating such statistics.”

    Anybody think another group of people need this?

  3. Ace
    February 17, 06:26 Reply

    Fiddling with their penises? Hope he was saying #NoHomo while at it cos that is the gayest shit I have ever heard in the history of conversion therapies.

  4. Colossus
    February 17, 07:15 Reply

    “According to Slate, the services JONAH offered required patients to pay $100 to strip down in front of “therapist” Alan Downing, then fondle their penises and butts while he watched. Doing this, Downing told patients, would help them turn straight.”

    That right there is the punch line of this piece. That right there is my morning humor.

  5. chestnut
    February 17, 07:30 Reply

    No NO NO! The therapist got it all wrong: when u’re curing gay men,u don’t just “watch” while they strip and fondle their dicks and butts; u roll up ur sleeves and get in there…YOU(the therapist) do d fondling yourself, that way u transfer the essence of ur “straightness” into the gay guys’ cocks and cakes FOREVER..this is standard conversion procedure,no?I thought everybody knew this already…*bewildered at the ineptitude*

    • tobby
      February 17, 09:06 Reply

      lmao..

      I’m still struggling to figure out how this therapy session works though

    • pinkpanthertb
      February 17, 12:46 Reply

      Hahahahahahahaa chestnut where did you get your doctorate degree?

  6. Dennis Macaulay
    February 17, 08:03 Reply

    Maybe I should become a therapist then and there wont be any need for a porn hub subscription!
    #LiveViewing

    • Colossus
      February 17, 08:17 Reply

      Let’s talk about how you have a porn hub subscription. #therapistmode

      • Dennis Macaulay
        February 17, 09:18 Reply

        That’s what I am saying na! Rather than paying for a porn hub subscription, I’d just become a therapist!

  7. tobby
    February 17, 08:18 Reply

    Wait, is it a man that gets to fondle with their penises to turn them straight?

  8. trystham
    February 17, 08:49 Reply

    Na wah o!!! Pay a 100 dollars do someone else does your wanking for u??? Biko, sign me up. I can still do a lil handjob

  9. #TeamKizito
    February 17, 09:18 Reply

    Hmm.

    “Hello, Secretary, please cancel my appointment with Prophet TB; the anointed man of God. There’s been a change in plans.”

  10. Gad
    February 17, 10:50 Reply

    Oh no! Judge why? These times when people are encouraged to be innovative by creating alternative means of income to reduce the rate of unemployment you are declaring the innovation of some crooks sorry business men as illegal and fraudulent. God is watching.

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