If you’re familiar with my blog, you’ll know that I love to write about new sex doll research; I find the topic fascinating. It intersects directly with my work, too. The controversy over child sex dolls stirs up very strong feelings and hard and fast opinions made without any actual data to back them up. Today, […]
minor attracted person
We know from science and clinical experience that there are individuals out in the world who acknowledge an attraction to children, also known as minor attraction.
As a member of the professional community that works with Minor Attracted Persons as well as individuals who have committed sex crimes, I was immediately aware of the controversy surrounding Dr. Allyn Walker and the publication of their book A Long Dark Shadow: Minor-Attracted People and Their Pursuit of Dignity.
There were many research presentations this year at the ATSA conference relating to MAPs. This was a great thing to see as, from a scientific perspective, we just don’t know much about the MAP community, which means we don’t know about their needs and how best to help those individuals who seek help. As my […]