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Conversion 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 N.J. high court declined to hear an appeal of a lower court's ruling against conversion therapy provider JONAH. 

March 08 2022 3:30 PM

The reality star offered those considering it some inspiring and affirming advice: “Don’t.”

March 02 2022 3:20 PM

New Zealand passes a law banning use of the practice on minors and certain others, while Israel issues rules barring medical professionals from offering it.

February 15 2022 2:44 PM

Advocates say his group, Freedom March, is “a fraudulent organization that preys on vulnerable and desperate LGBTQ people.”

December 16 2021 11:20 AM

Those found offering the harmful practice could be jailed for two years and fined almost $34,000.

December 16 2021 10:37 AM

The law will take effect in 30 days and will make promoting or practicing conversion therapy a criminal offense. 

December 08 2021 6:28 PM

The star of Mother/Android, Greta, and Tom & Jerry is now executive producer of an LGBTQ+ Snapchat series.

November 01 2021 12:12 PM