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Season 2007 Episode 0607

Gay and Lesbian Relationships

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Gay and Lesbian Relationships
Gay and Lesbian Relationships: Fighting the Politicization of Science with panelists Dr. Jack Drescher, Ellen C. Perrin and Dr. Robert-Jay Green. Moderated by Sondra Farganis.The Wolfson Center for National Affairs in association with the Rockway Institute for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Research and Public Policy presents a panel on how the existing social science and mental health research on same-sex couples, lesbian/gay parents, and "ex-gay" therapies strongly refutes the anti-gay propaganda being distributed by right-wing groups in the media, legislatures, and the courts.Speakers discuss these findings in light of the larger question of how and when scientific research can be used to influence public opinion and public policy.moreless

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