Reports emerged in summer of a therapist claiming to be able to "cure" homosexuality through homoeopathy. And if their child is gay, it may bring a whole new set of questions and concerns. The AMA opposes the use of "reparative" or "conversion" therapy that is based upon the assumption that homosexuality is a mental disorder and that the patient should change his or her sexual orientation. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Haldeman concludes that it is likely that, rather than converting or reverting gay people to heterosexuality, Masters and Johnson only strengthened heterosexual responsiveness in people who were already bisexual.
In her view, it was important to pay attention to the interaction of passive and active homosexual fantasies and strivings, the original interplay of which prevented adequate identification with the father.
Lauritsen charged LeVay with ignorance of relevant historical and anthropological evidence and poor scholarship, noting that LeVay's bibliography excluded important works by the biologist Kinsey and the psychologist Clarence Arthur Tripp. March 31, Sexual Orientation in Schools — What do we know? Most mental health professionals and the American Psychological Association consider reparative therapy discredited, but it is still practiced by some.