"I believe I owe the gay community an apology for my study making unproven claims of the efficacy of reparative therapy. I also apologize to any gay person who wasted time and energy undergoing some form of reparative therapy because they believed that I had proven that reparative therapy works with some "highly motivated" individuals."
I think that gay rights, like the abortion issue, is a discussion going on at national level that is actually two discussions. Each side is having their own debates, and doing little to win over the other side. Does Obama's change make a difference, does this make a difference? Only to people who accepted the idea to begin with. What changes people's minds is knowing someone who is gay, and understanding they are just people.