Is Pedophilia A Sexual Orientation?

There has been a bit of hubub in the news lately, as the BBC released an interesting article written by a 60-year-old pedophile who claims to have pedophilia, which he deems a “deeply distressing sexual orientation.” This has set off an uproar on social media, and has now been covered by RT, The Daily Caller, … Continue reading Is Pedophilia A Sexual Orientation?

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Emotions, Labels, Scientists, And Logic

I originally wrote this to explain what is needed in research that focuses on protecting children. Instead, it has become an open letter to the scientific community around a particularly sensitive topic, since I guess that is where my creative juices were at today. Enjoy. Emotional Subjects Can Mean We Avoid Logic But you knew that … Continue reading Emotions, Labels, Scientists, And Logic

Can Pedophilia Be Changed? The Scientific Community Says…

  The scientific community, as with homosexuality, has not reached complete consensus because there are holdouts suggesting that it can be changed. In fact, I recently was informed by someone I very much trust and respect that a Canadian researcher had found evidence that sexuality can change. There was also a news article suggesting the … Continue reading Can Pedophilia Be Changed? The Scientific Community Says…