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    Dr Kenneth Zucker, chair of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual committee on Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders, has made a career out of beating the gay out of feminine boys.

    Zucker has been practicing "reparative" therapy on gender-variant children for decades at Canada's CAMH, formerly the Clarke Institute. He uses child-abuse based "therapie", such as a system of red and blue reward and punishment chips. A "reward" chip is given to a child each time he displays a gender-normative behavior (e.g. plays with a gun, for a boy), and a "punishment" chip each time he commits a gender crime (e.g. plays with a doll). At the end of the week the chips are added up in each group; if the "reward" chips exceed "punishment" trips there is a reward such as a trip to an ice cream parlor. If "punishment" chips exceed "reward" chips, daddy beats the child.

    This sick monster Zucker, belongs in prison for child abuse, but the APA has rewarded him for his career of torture by elevating him to the top of their tree, and put him in charge of pathologizing gender-variant adults as well as children in the upcoming DSM-V.

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