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Oregon State Senate Approves Ban on Conversion Therapy for Minors

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | May 8
The Oregon state Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would outlaw therapy that purports to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT youth.

Chinese Activists Hope Victory Signal End to Gay Conversion

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 21
In the first ruling of its kind in China, a Beijing court said on Friday that a psychiatric counseling center was in the wrong when it attempted to cure a 30-year-old man of homosexuality with a mix of hypnosis and electric shocks.

DC Council Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

FAMILY | By EDGE | Dec 3
On Tuesday, December 2, the District of Columbia Council unanimously approved a bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy.

NCLR and UN Opposes Gay Conversion Therapy

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 25
Earlier this month, the United Nations Committee Against Torture and the National Center for Lesbian Rights opposed gay conversion therapy being used on LGBT youth in the United States.

Hallelujah! He's Gay No More! (He Was Also Reportedly Arrested for Fraud, But Whatever)

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 16
A video of a man claiming to have been "delivered" from same-sex desires has lit up the Internet, displeasing the church and triggering waves of laughter from those who made the clip a viral hit.

Case of Killer South African Ranger's "Gay Cure" Camp Continues

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
As the case of the man charged with murdering a 15-year-old boy in his South African "gay cure" camp drags into its third year, the ranger says he is not to blame.

Ex-Football Player Comes Under Fire for Gay Conversion Therapy Tweets

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
Supporters of New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy are up in arms over anti-gay comments made by newly installed Giants Director of Player Development David Tyree.

NY Assembly Bans Gay Conversion Therapy for Kids

NATIONAL | Jun 17
New York’s Assembly has passed a ban against health professionals trying to change a child’s sexual orientation through therapy.

Texs Gov. Perry Discusses View of Homosexuality

POLITICS | Jun 12
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, during a visit that focused primarily on economic issues, drew on a reference to alcoholism to explain his view of homosexuality.

Gay Man Sues Hypnosis Clinic For Trying to Turn Him Straight

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | May 16
For the first time ever, a Beijing court has agreed to hear the case of a gay man who is suing a Chinese clinic after doctors tried to turn him straight during hypnosis.

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