Reducing self-stigmatization in MAPs can reduce risks of offending

Originally published at: https://prostasia.org/blog/reducing-self-stigmatization-in-maps-can-reduce-risks-of-offending/

Minor Attracted Persons, or MAPs, are the target of social and legal censure; they are hated and despised. Often, they hate and despise themselves. Some hope that the stigma and censure directed at MAPs will protect children by isolating MAPS, and indeed by making them afraid of themselves and what they might do. However, some researchers…

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