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Glynn Harrison is an emeritus professor of psychiatry at Bristol University and a member of the Crown Nominations Commission. The latter position allows him to participate in choosing the shortlisted candidate for the next Archbishop of Canterbury.
Harrison is a fundamentalist homophobe who believes that gay people "fall short of God’s purpose in creation" and can be cured of their unwanted same-sex attractions through religious psychotherapy. He says that “there is evidence that some people with unwanted same sex attractions can achieve significant change.” (Most psychiatric and psychological professional bodies disagree.)
He is affiliated with the Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK Christian fundamentalist group, and on whose website he has published three articles on the topic of treating same-sex attraction and "ex-gays". His views have been published on the Anglican Mainstream blog.