Stories tagged: gay conversion therapy
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
Activists urging more states to ban gay conversion therapy for minors are expecting major gains in 2019, thanks to midterm election results and the buzz generated by two well-reviewed films.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
It’s well-meaning and finely crafted, yet short on surprises, either narrative or emotional. Like the conversion program it depicts, “Boy Erased” is unlikely to change any minds.
Wed., March 28, 2018
Then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence faced a firestorm of criticism three years ago after signing a “religious freedom” law critics decried as anti-gay. Now emails released this week to the Associated …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
The Chinese government should stop hospitals and other medical facilities from subjecting LGBT people to conversion therapy that in some cases has involved electroshock, involuntary confinement and forced medication, a …
Mon., June 30, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for enforcement of a first-of-its-kind California law that bars psychological counseling aimed at turning gay minors straight.