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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.

Gay Model in Controversial 'Ex-Gay' Billboard is 'Shocked'

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 12
The male model used in a controversial billboard in Richmond, Va., that is making headlines this week, is speaking out about his face being used on the "ex-gay" organization's anti-gay ad, saying he is "shocked."

Ex-Gay on DC's Ban on Conversion Therapy: A 'Victory for Gay Pedophiles'

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Dec 4
Christopher Doyle of the "advocacy" group Voice of the Voiceless is calling the Washington D.C. City Council passage of a bill banning the practice of dangerous and debunked reparative therapy on minors a green light for pedophiles everywhere.

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.

New Jersey Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy is Upheld

NATIONAL | Sep 15
New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy was upheld by a federal appeals court, though the three-judge panel took issue with a key aspect of a lower court's ruling.

Lawyer Vows Supreme Court Appeal in NJ Conversion 'Therapy' Ban Case

NATIONAL | By David Porter | Sep 13
An attorney for two associations and two licensed therapists suing to overturn New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy said Friday he will petition the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case.

Federal Court Rejects Challenge to NJ Conversion Therapy Ban

NATIONAL | Sep 12
New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy was upheld by a federal appeals court on Thursday, though the three-judge panel took issue with a key aspect of a lower court's ruling.

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INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 3
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Chinese Man Brings Gay Conversion Therapy Lawsuit

INTERNATIONAL | By Louis Watt | Jul 31
A gay Chinese man said Thursday he was suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center.

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