Ex-Gay Therapy

Ex-Gay Therapy

Iowa Senate Subcommittee Advances Anti-Conversion Bill, Students Meet with Legislators

Luke and Anna meet with Rep. Liz Bennett (center) at One Iowa's Student Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 18, in Des Moines.
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A Senate subcommittee advanced a bill in Iowa that would outlaw conversion therapy - also commonly referred to as ex-gay therapy or reparative therapy. ...
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New D.C. Law Protects Youth and Their Families from Harmful Conversion Therapy

Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill Monday that protects youth and their families from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy.
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Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill Monday that protects youth and their families from dangerous and discredited conversion therapy. ...
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New Jersey’s Law Prohibiting Conversion Therapy for Minors Upheld

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The Third Circuit Thursday recognized the harms of "ex-gay" therapy and ruled to uphold New Jersey's ban on using the practice on minors. ...
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James Franco to Star in Ex-Gay Movie ‘Michael’

Entertainment
James Franco has become a blonde for his new role as an ex-gay for the upcoming movie. He plays Michael Glatze, a prominent leading voice in gay rights. ...
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Ex-Gay Therapy, Hypnosis Protested in Beijing

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A 30-year-old man spoke in court of the trauma he suffered in Chongqing, including electric shock therapy and hypnosis as a means to cure his homosexuality. ...
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Newsweek Under Pressure: Ties to Ex-Gay Movement Resurface

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Newsweek co-owners Johnathan Davis and Etienne Uzac are making their own headlines this week for their ex-gay proprietary support. ...
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Conversion Therapy Under Review in NJ

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Conversion therapy poses health risks, including depression, shame, decreased self-esteem, social withdrawal, substance abuse, self-harm, and suicide. ...
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Ninth Circuit Upholds Law Banning ‘Ex-Gay Therapy’

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Efforts to change a young person's sexual orientation pose critical health risks, including depression, shame, decreased self-esteem, social withdrawal, substance abuse, self-harm and suicide. ...
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Ex-Gay Reversal Therapy Myth Debunked by Study Author Dr. Robert Spitzer

Ex-Gay Reversal Therapy Myth Debunked by Study Author Dr. Robert Spitzer
Dr. Spitzer's research was particularly harmful because he was the only non-socially conservative scientist to produce a study claiming some people could "pray away the gay." ...
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