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Three California Bills Needing Attention

The Point Blog | By Andrè Van Mol, MD | March 20, 2018

There are three bills pending in the California Assembly that beg your attention and action. They clearly seem intended to stand as national models. Dr. Andre Van Mol provides a brief on these bills, followed by talking points regarding their problems and where to lodge your protests.

Gay Parenting and Child Health Outcomes

The Point Blog | By Andrè Van Mol, MD | February 22, 2018

Efforts to re-examine the results of same-sex versus opposite-sex parenting are picking up steam. In this week’s blog post, Dr. Andre Van Mol explores the failures of scientific studies that are being used to support gay parenting.

Mistaken Identity: There is No Straight or Gay

The Point Blog | By Andrè Van Mol, MD | October 26, 2017

Satan attacks identity, striving to separate us from who we are made to be. Mistaken identity is costly. In this week’s The Point blog, Dr. Andre Van Mol explores the concept of mistaken identity, the false identity of GLBT, and how it makes a difference in both medicine and science.

In Defense of Healthy Children: Recent Papers Expose the Truths About Dangerous Gender Dysphoria Treatments

The Point Blog | By Anne Foster | September 07, 2017

According to new research by three expert physicians from Johns Hopkins, the most popular therapies to treat gender dysphoria in children are dangerous and biased. CMA Government Relations Fellow Anne Foster dives into this topic and how this should impact parents making their children’s health decisions.

Influencing Legislatures Captive to Rainbow Ideology

The Point Blog | By Andrè Van Mol, MD | August 24, 2017

Change therapy—be it called reparative therapy, sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE) or the more recent nomenclature of SAFE-T (Sexual Attraction Fluidity Exploration in Therapy)—has been in the cross-hairs for years. False claims against it have registered with the public and legislatures alike. Dr. Andre Van Mol shares how healthcare professionals can inform senators about concerns regarding legislation.

Intersex Claims and Origins

A recent article from advocacy group Human Rights Watch makes the claim that sex is really a spectrum. Dr. Joy Riley takes an in-depth look at this topic, focusing on the pertinent definitions of intersex.

Chechen Government Reportedly Abusing Men Having Sex with Men

The Point Blog | By Andrè Van Mol, MD | April 26, 2017

At least two media organizations are reporting that possibly hundreds of gay-identified men in Ramzan Kadyrov’s Russian Republic of Chechnya have been imprisoned in concentration camps, with many tortured and most forced to confess associates. In this week’s blog, Dr. Andrè Van Mol explains how we as Christians in healthcare have a responsibility to protest this abuse.

That awkward moment when sex ed research paralleled common sense and parental preference

The Point Blog | By Jonathan Imbody | April 06, 2017

At a Congressional staff briefing in March, legislators were offered research and common sense reasons to change direction in sex education program funding. Many parents now prefer Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) education, which is shown to be more effective and less costly than comprehensive sex education. In this week’s blog, Jonathan Imbody discusses the advantages of SRA education.

When Pro-Gay Science is Anti-Gay

The Point Blog | By Andrè Van Mol, MD | December 20, 2016

A study in last month’s Social Science & Medicine reported not being able to replicate the results of Columbia University study showing a shorter life expectancy for LGBT individuals who face prejudice. In this week’s blog, Dr. Andrè Van Mol says it’s another case of non-reproducible results broadcast globally to ideological ends.

Post-Christian Paganism and Christian Opportunity

The Point Blog | By Andrè Van Mol, MD | October 27, 2016

A 50-foot reproduction of the entry arch to the Temple of Baal went up in London this year and is soon to be in New York City. What does the Canannite “Lord” of fertility, rain and agriculture have to do with Christians in healthcare in 2016? Dr. Andrè Van Mol answers that question and more in this week’s blog post.

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