Frisch & Hviid and reparative drive theory revisited

Commenter Evan recently posted a link to a informative powerpoint produced by colleague Morten Frisch regarding his study of social and family factors associated with homosexual and heterosexual marriage in Denmark. Morten is no stranger to this blog as he commented at length regarding the Cameron’s biased attempt to estimate homosexual lifespans. I reviewed this … Continue reading “Frisch & Hviid and reparative drive theory revisited”

ReutersHealth covers Frisch gay mortality study

I talked about it here and yesterday, ReutersHealth published an article about Frisch’s gay mortality study. With a sure to be provocative title, the article summarizes the main findings. I have been surprised that only bloggers – and few of them – have picked up on this research. There is a little something here for … Continue reading “ReutersHealth covers Frisch gay mortality study”

Only the gay die young? Part 5 – Morten Frisch responds to Kirk Cameron

Just after I posted my evaluation of Drs. Cameron’s gay life expectancy report, I received the following email from Morten Frisch which is a reply to Kirk Cameron’s letter in rebuttal to Dr. Frisch. Dear Dr. Throckmorton, As sadly anticipated, Drs. Paul and Kirk Cameron were not objective when writing their report ’Federal Distortion of … Continue reading “Only the gay die young? Part 5 – Morten Frisch responds to Kirk Cameron”

Only the gay die young? Part 3 – Kirk Cameron responds to Morten Frisch

In an email received Friday, Paul Cameron’s son, Kirk, responded to the post here on this blog from Danish epidemiologist Morten Frisch. It is a 4 page response in a Word document which is why I will link to it instead of reproduce it in this post. Thanks to Dr. Cameron for permission to post. … Continue reading “Only the gay die young? Part 3 – Kirk Cameron responds to Morten Frisch”

Christian Post carries Dr. Frisch’s statement about gay lifespans

In March, the Christian Post reported on the Cameron & Cameron study of gay life expectancy. Today, the CP reported the criticisms of this report by Morten Frisch first published here on this blog. I appreciate this balanced reporting.

David Barton Features Anti-Vax Speaker at Legislators Conference

Yesteday, I wrote about David Barton’s pitch to Republican lawmakers to avoid low income, young, and uneducated people in voter registration efforts.  Today, I want to point out that Barton promoted anti-vaccine ideology to the assembled legislators by having Theresa Deisher as a featured speaker for the event. Deisher has a PhD in microbiology from … Continue reading “David Barton Features Anti-Vax Speaker at Legislators Conference”

David Barton Goes Full Anti-Vax

Yesterday on Wallbuilders Live, David Barton doubled down on his claim that parts of aborted fetuses are in vaccines. He made that claim last week and after I wrote to refute it, he devoted a whole show to the topic today. His guest for the program was anti-vax biologist Theresa Deisher. Deisher has a PhD … Continue reading “David Barton Goes Full Anti-Vax”

Based on Biased Reading of New Mortality Study, Paul Cameron Gives Sen. Portman Parenting Advice

In this month’s edition of the International Journal of Epidemiology, Morten Frisch and Jacob Simonsen reported a new study of mortality in Denmark. Paul Cameron wasted little time trotting out the study to give Senator Rob Portman advice on how to parent his gay son – tell him to get married to a woman. Apparently, … Continue reading “Based on Biased Reading of New Mortality Study, Paul Cameron Gives Sen. Portman Parenting Advice”

SPLC myth #4: Homosexuals don’t live nearly as long as heterosexuals

As anticipated, the groups identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center as “hate groups” have reacted with defensive distraction. Instead of responding directly to the charges made by the SPLC, they have organized a significant effort to change the subject. Called Start Debating/Stop Hating, the website   consists of endorsements from some prominent conservative activists, politicians and ministers. The website also … Continue reading “SPLC myth #4: Homosexuals don’t live nearly as long as heterosexuals”

Factsaboutyouth.com: A critical review

Yesterday, Focus on the Family’s Citizenlink promoted a new website from the American College of Pediatrics, called Facts About Youth which purports to be  a resource created by health professionals to provide policymakers, parents and youth with the most current medical and psychological facts about sexual development. The website makes additional claims about the information presented. … Continue reading “Factsaboutyouth.com: A critical review”