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South African arts academy claims it can ‘cure’ students of being gay

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  1. I wonder what these people would do and say if someone opened a centre that could ‘cure’ heterosexuality, by rehabilitating straight people?

    1. scene1_take2 14 Jan 2013, 11:46am

      I was just thinking the same thing.

  2. Jock S. Trap 14 Jan 2013, 11:50am

    ‘Christian’ – ‘Cure’ – Dangerous!

    Yet again the misguided try to rule the roost by discrimination and harm.


  3. The way to cure such Christians is to put them in lunatic asylums.

  4. Jonathan Wright 14 Jan 2013, 12:40pm

    Yes, because an Arts Academy is well versed in psychological study with experience in scientific methods, principals and understanding.

    Go back to being wishy-washy on the vagaries of emotions of colour and shape and leave us alone to live peacefully and with dignity.

  5. GingerlyColors 14 Jan 2013, 12:43pm

    Like Turkey which is right next door to rabidly homophobic Iran, I worry about South Africa. When Nelson Mandela and progressive Archbishop Desmond Tutu are no longer around and sadly they cannot live forever, I fear that South Africa could end up like Zimbabwe or Uganda. I hope I am wrong and that the Rainbow Nation is here to stay.

  6. Do they offer rehabilitation for terminal stupidity too? Mind you, they’ve probably realised by now that it hasn’t worked in their own cases.

  7. More religious crap from christians. We need to hope people will help them with their delusional nonsense.

  8. “A Christian arts academy…”

    In this statement, “Christian” is a controversial matter of opinion, not fact, and no evidence is given to support this opinion. So, “Christian” should be put in quotes or the sentence reworded like “A self-styled Christian arts academy…”

  9. We should invest more time and effort in curing people of their fundamentalist religious beliefs.

  10. Staircase2 14 Jan 2013, 3:33pm

    If they really want to be seen as full supportive of equality then they should be also offering to convert heterosexuals into homosexuals too…

    Lol it’s only fair…

    (And bloody pointless…)

  11. What would they do if a medical clinic claimed they could ‘cure’ black people with genetic therapy?

  12. I understand that you guys have probably been greatly hurt in the past by the words and behaviour of Christians.
    As a Christian I apologize for the unfair treatment that I’m sure you have received.
    The God of the Scriptures is a righteous Judge and at the same time an awesome God of love; He is a God who would send His only Son so that we, who cannot in anyway deserve it or earn it for ourselves, could be saved.
    So I would like to tell you that in Jesus Christ there is salvation for all us. The same Jesus who saved me from my own wickedness that was destroying me, has the ability and the desire to each and every human being.

    Zephaniah 3:17 “The Lord your God is with you; He is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you; He will quiet you with His love; He will rejoice over you with singing”.

  13. What a load of BS you cannot cure someone of being Gay they are born that way, Christion Extremest once again perhaps someone will come up with a cure for that

  14. The media has done a good job at taking this completely out of context again….
    There is no such claim that people can cure homosexuality. But Creare does however believe that if the person is willing to change, God can change them.
    At the end of it all, God alone stands as Judge.

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