Finding a Different Path

New Laws Are Making It Harder to Get Help Walking Away from LGBTQ-ism

Across the West, and indeed, across the globe, the wrangling of legislative bodies over the measures to be taken in response to the spread of Covid-19 has kept public attention turned away from other important legislative proposals that by their nature are certain to have deep social impact. In Germany, where I live, one such proposal, which has since been passed into law by the Bundestag (the German parliament) was a ban on the provision of conversion therapy for minors experiencing unwanted same-sex attraction, as well as for adults seeking treatment for unwanted same-sex attraction, if "their consent is based on a deficiency of volitional capacity (e.g., coercion, threat, deception, error) and if the party providing treatment does...


is a professional translator, missionary, and writer living in Germany, where he works with several different ministries, and lives in a Christian intentional community. He has written academic articles on medieval literature and culture and has published essays in Salvo, First Things, and Boundless. He is a native of Indiana.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #57, Summer 2021 Copyright © 2022 Salvo |


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