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Alec Fischer has started a Change.org petition, calling on the Minnesota Governor, Mark Dayton, as well as state legislators, to pass a ban on "ex-gay" therapy. So far, over 35,000 people have signed on. Add your name.
Why does the Air Force need a counselor whose primary mission is to promote forced changes in sexual orientation.
Harry Jackson is about as connected to anti-LGBT politics as any likeminded commentator could ever hope to be. This being the case, it's both interesting and instructive to know that Mr. Jackson has signed himself up for to speak at a so-called "ex-gay" conference.
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New Jersey becomes the second state in the country to outlaw so called "conversion therapy" for minors. Today, New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, will sign the bill that passed the New Jersey state legislature. New Jersey joins California as the only two states that bans the harmful practices for minors.
The detailed results of the first 18 months of an ongoing study on so-called 'ex-gay reparative therapy' released this week illustrate the dangerous and often abusive attempts made by anti-gay counselors to "cure" non-heterosexual attraction.
NJ teen Jacob Rudoplh testified Monday before the NJ State Senate Health, Human Services an Senior Citizens Committee. He urged the group to pass bill S2278, which would protect minors from "gay conversion therapy." New Jersey would be only the second state in the nation to do so.
Producers of the Dr. Oz Show framed their program on so-called reparative therapy in a way that provided a lengthy platform for junk science, and a NARTH representative was introduced by Dr. Oz as an “expert” and spoke to countless parents and youth in the audience, as if NARTH’s work and practices represent legitimate and acceptable medical practices.
Recent developments concerning so-called “ex-gay” programs will likely capture media attention. When reporting on this issue, it is absolutely critical that journalists provide audiences with the proper context for this discussion.