Conversion Therapy

Conversion Therapy

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Politics
GLAAD Thursday denounced the White House for their “Generation Next: A White House Forum,” which will include a panel on free speech with a lawyer for the Southern Poverty Law Center-designated anti-LGBTQ hate group Alliance Defending Freedom. ...
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Local Politics
Washington state’s House of Representatives approved SB 5722 - legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called “conversion therapy.” ...
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International
On March 1, 2018 the European Parliament adopted its Annual report on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU. This year’s report contains strong content on LGBTI rights, condemning all forms of discrimination against LGBTI people. ...
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Health National
In 2011, three years after leaving LIA, Smid recanted his ex-gay theology and views on homosexuality and now lives in Texas with his husband. ...
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Equality Act of 2017
Politics
The Equality Act of 2017 would ensure full federal non-discrimination equality by adding sexual orientation and gender identity to other protected classes, such as race or religion, in existing federal laws. ...
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Health Politics
This bill would clarify that providing “conversion therapy” to any person in exchange for monetary compensation, or advertising such services, is an unfair and deceptive act or practice. ...
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Faith and Religion
The lawsuit filed aims to exclude clergy from the ban on conversion therapy. Of course, the majority, if not all, conversion therapy comes from religious communities. ...
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Health Politics
Sens. Patty Murray, Cory Booker and 16 of their Democratic colleagues introduced the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act, legislation to classify “conversion therapy” as a fraudulent practice. ...
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National
LGBT protections were quietly removed after pressure from far-right religious groups and a review from Gov. Rick Scott’s office. ...
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Health
“Conversion therapy” practices have for decades been linked to serious harm, including depression, substance abuse, and even suicide. ...
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