The APA issued a revised call for nominations for their Task Force on Appropriate Responses to Sexual Orientation on March 13th. Missing is the reference to external organizations but added is a list of criteria for inclusion on the Task Force.
1. Advanced knowledge of current theory and research on the development of sexual orientation
2. Advanced knowledge of current theory and research on therapies that aim to change sexual orientation
3. Expertise in affirmative mental health treatment for one or more of the following populations:
a. Children and adolescents who present with distress regarding their sexual orientation
b. Religious patients who present with distress regarding their sexual orientation
c. Adults who present with issues regarding their desire to change their sexual orientation or who have undergone therapy to do so