In recent years, the reparative-therapy lobbying group NARTH has taught outdated information, distorted valid scientific data, supplied false information to antigay Catholic authorities, misrepresented the policies of mainstream mental-health organizations, and published strawman arguments about its critics.

At his web site, Michael J. Bayly — who happens to be executive coordinator of the Catholic Pastoral Committee on Sexual Minorities — offers an excellent overview of NARTH’s efforts, culminating in the latest unraveling of one of NARTH’s foundations: the misguided work of Masters and Johnson.