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Offline Fiji

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Homosexuality no longer an illness in the Netherlands
« on: June 12, 2012, 01:31:40 AM »
Up until about two weeks ago, health insurance companies in the Netherlands had to, by law, cough up dough if one of their customers went to 'gay-therapy'.
This was the last vestige of homosexuality being considered a disease in the Netherlands.
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Re: Homosexuality no longer an illness in the Netherlands
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2012, 09:37:49 AM »
I'm just so sick of bigots who keeps proclaiming that homosexuality is a disease, even when some one in Netherlands still thought it. How is loving someone of the same sex a disease? If that's a disease, then so is being left handed or ginger.
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Re: Homosexuality no longer an illness in the Netherlands
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2012, 09:43:39 AM »
That's the weird thing about the Dutch, isn't it. They were at the forefront in pushing for homosexuality to be removed from the UN list of diseases and yet, gay-treatment kept being considered a valid medical treatment.
It's like they had a creationist as minister for education a while back.

Half the country is progressive and the other half ... yeah.
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