Enter your email address and start getting breaking law firm and legal news right now!
Pastor of Virginia Church Says Equine Assisted Psycotherapy Can ‘Cure’ Homosexuality
The pastor of the Cowboy Church of Virginia, Raymond bell, has an interesting method to ‘cure’ people who are homosexual. Gay Star News has reported that Bell said using Equine Assisted Psychotherapy can help those be cured from maladies and ‘addictions’ such as homosexuality.
“EAP can help any person who is living the homosexual lifestyle or involved in it in anyway,” Bell told Gay Star News. “The first common misconception is that homosexuality is genetic, or hereditary, or as some say “born this way.” Homosexuality is actually a type of addiction. It is not “curable” as a disease because it is a “choice driven” by the person.”
EAP is the process of stroking a horse and it is not known how to cure a gay person of their problem. Bell did tell Gay Star News that the process has the ability to make men more masculine and that it can “identify how a person got ‘involved’ in homosexuality to begin with… for example, because of rape, abandonment, lacking a male role model, abuse and having low self-esteem.”
The state of California became the first in the nation to ban ‘conversion therapy’ for minors amidst controversy over these practices. In 1975, the American Psychological Association said that homosexuality is not an illness and views ‘conversion therapy’ practices as ‘inappropriate, unethical and inhumane.’Pastor of Virginia Church Says Equine Assisted Psycotherapy Can 'Cure' Homosexuality by Jim Vassallo