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Psychotherapist Joe Kort, MA, MSW, has been in practice since 1985. He specializes in Gay Affirmative Psychotherapy as well as IMAGO Relationship Therapy, which is a specific program involving communication exercises designed for couples to enhance their relationship and for singles to learn relationship skills. He also specializes in sexual addiction, childhood sexual, physical and emotional abuse, depression and anxiety. He offers workshops for couples and singles. He runs a gay men's group therapy and a men's sexuality group therapy for straight, bi and gay men who are struggling with specific sexual issues. His therapy services are for gays and lesbians as well as heterosexuals. His articles and columns have appeared in The Detroit Free Press, Between the Lines Newspaper for Gays and Lesbians, The Detroit News, The Oakland Press, The Royal Oak Mirror, and other publications. Besides providing therapy for individuals and couples, he conducts a number of groups and workshops for gay men. Now an adjunct professor teaching Gay and Lesbian Studies at Wayne State University's School of Social Work, he is doing more writing and workshops on a national level. He is the author of 10 Smart Things Gay Men can do to Improve Their Lives. www.joekort.com or joekort@joekort.com. Also see What do you get when you cross a therapist and a comedian?

* Gaydar (gay'.dahr, n.): (1) The ability that lets gays and lesbians identify one other. (2) This column--where non-gay readers can improve their gaydar, learning more about gay men's psychology and social lives. Also, (3) a regular feature where gay readers can discover the many questions and hassles their straight counterparts--and themselves--must face!

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Ex-Gay or Sexual Anorexic?
Extreme Makeovers: What Reparative Therapy is Really All About
The Face of Gay Americans
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Gay and Lesbian Love Language
Gaydar
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Gay Marriage and Judaism
Gay Men and Sexual Addiction
Handling Homophobia: Gay Rights or Children’s Needs?
Homo for the Holidays!
Homophobia
How the Grinch Stole Marriage with apologies to Dr. Seuss Joe's Archived Articles by Mary Ann Horton, Lisa and Bill Koontz
How To Be Gay
How Tony Orlando and Dawn Saved My Life
I was just married
I Read You Loud and Queer!
“It’s a Beautiful GAY in the Neighborhood”
Just Married
Love is never wrong: Why Gay Marriage is right
Mad Vow Disease
Making Addictions CRYSTAL Clear!
The Men In the Mirror: Understanding Gay Men and Their Porn
A Man Among Men
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Oh, Father
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Out of the closet and into the streets!
People-Based Therapy: Imago for Gay and Lesbian Relationships
Post Holiday Depression
Queer Eye for the Straight Community
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Sexual Addiction
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Stages of Love
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Tell CNN To Cover The Facts About "Reparative Therapy"!
The Turtle and the Hailstorm
Toy Makers Say Tinky Winky, Bert & Ernie and Sponge Bob are Straight
"Wanted: Meaningful Overnight Relationship"
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Whatever Form It Takes, Intolerance Hurts
What do you get when you cross a therapist and a comedian?
Why Do Gay Men Love Their Divas?
Are You What You Orgasm?
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Your Sexual Map



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