Is Change From Homosexuality Possible?

As the debate continues within the mental health field over the degree to which sexual orientation change from homosexual to heterosexual is possible, here are some resources which point to the scriptural truth that nothing is beyond the redeeming and transformative power of Christ Jesus — including the seemingly impossible task of overcoming same-sex attraction and temptation.

Numerous articles from psychology and psychiatry over the years have shown that some people leave homosexuality. Articles from a wide variety of sciences show that “being gay” is not inborn, genetic or immutable. People experience change in many areas, including behavior, identity, motivation, attractions, lifestyle, spirituality and relationships. 

These articles offer great hope for those struggling with unwanted same-sex attractions.

Articles:

Are People Really “Born Gay”?  by Caleb H. Price

Can Gays Really Change? A Review of the Jones and Yarhouse Study on Ex-Gaysby Jeff Johnston

Homosexuality – Real Hope and Real Change,by Jeff Johnston

Is Sexual Orientation Fixed at Birth?by Guest Author

Myths and Misconceptions about Behavioral Genetics and Homosexuality, by Douglas A. Abbott Ph.D.

Sexual Orientation and Reason: On the Implications of False Beliefs about Homosexualityby Dr. Stanton Jones

Responding to Social Arguments: ‘Homosexuality Cannot be Changed’by Joe Dallas

Responding to Social Arguments: ‘Homosexuality is Inborn’by Joe Dallas

What Do We Mean When We Talk About Change?, by Jeff Johnston

What Does the Research Show about Homosexuality?by Jeff Johnston

Books:

My Genes Made Me Do It! – Homosexuality and the Scientific Evidenceby Dr. Neil and Briar Whitehead

Successful Outcomes of Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE): An Annotated Bibliographyby James E. Phelan

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