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Ex-gay Therapy

The latest news about so-called reparative, conversion, and ex-gay therapy and the quest to outlaw it. Condemned by the American Psychiatric Association, ex-gay therapy is based on the belief that a person can be "cured" of their sexual attraction and that conversion from homosexuality to heterosexuality is possible. Proponents of the controversial treatment include the National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality as well as Christian fundamentalist organizations. Various means of implementing this therapy include prayer groups, electroshock therapy, and training in gender behavior.

The Federal Trade Commission should use its regulatory authority to end this 'unfair, deceptive, and fraudulent practice,' say four congressional Democrats.

February 10 2016 8:47 PM

Andrew Cuomo's new set of regulations will limit availability of the so-called therapy immediately.

February 06 2016 6:27 PM

A new bill seeks to put an end to the controversial practice in the Aloha State.

January 27 2016 7:57 PM

The Japanese game Fire Emblem: Fates will have a controversial scene removed when it arrives in the U.S. and Europe. 

January 21 2016 3:11 PM

It if passes the bill, the small Mediterranean archipelago would be the first nation in Europe to take such action.

December 19 2015 9:06 AM

The Democratic presidential front-runner outlines what she plans to do for LGBT Americans if elected.

December 17 2015 8:37 PM

Amid public opposition, the city enacts the ban, which applies to state-licensed therapists operating within the city limits.

December 09 2015 11:48 PM
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