Monday, February 20, 2017

The Aversion Project 1970s and 1980s

Sometimes, when I hear people bringing up the whole "Same Sex Marriage" subject again, I look at the people talking about the evils of gay lifestyle and the corruptions allowing people to be 'who they are' and 'love who they want' will bring to society. I get so depressed. You see, the reality has been just the opposite throughout history. I can sit and point out outrageous persecutions that have been mostly ignored throughout history -many taking place right now as we speak.

Here's just one example.     

The Aversion Project was real –and it wasn’t very long ago. If you did not know about it, maybe you just didn't want to know.

South Africa’s apartheid army forced white lesbian and gay soldiers to undergo ‘sex-change’ operations in the 1970′s and the 1980′s, and submitted many to chemical castration, electric shock, and other unethical medical experiments. Although the exact number is not known, former apartheid army surgeons estimate that as many as 900 forced ‘sexual reassignment’ operations may have been performed between 1971 and 1989 at military hospitals, as part of a top-secret program to root out homosexuality from the service.

Army psychiatrists aided by chaplains aggressively ferreted out suspected homosexuals from the armed forces, sending them discretely to military psychiatric units, chiefly ward 22 of 1 Military Hospital at Voortrekkerhoogte, near Pretoria. Those who could not be ‘cured’ with drugs, aversion shock therapy, hormone treatment, and other radical ‘psychiatric’ means were chemically castrated or given sex-change operations.

Although several cases of lesbian soldiers abused have been documented so far—including one botched sex-change operation—most of the victims appear to have been young, 16 to 24-year-old white males drafted into the apartheid army. 

Dr. Aubrey Levin was the the head of the study and is now Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry (Forensic Division) at the University of Calgary’s Medical School. He is also in private practice, as a member in good standing of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Today's Reflection:
Money talks. But all mine ever says is goodbye.

Live Long and Prosper...

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