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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.
Somewhere in America today, someone's loved one is going to hear what he or she wants to hear. Someone will walk away from today's episode of Dr. Oz holding even firmer to their belief that "reparative therapy" is sound practice.
Profiling people who want their lives to be “proof” that such programs “work,” comes with the responsibility of profiling people who are still working through the harm that has been caused through such programs.
More voices are speaking out about their experiences with JONAH, a so-called “ex-gay” program aimed at the Jewish community.
El 31 de enero, la popular revista noticiosa Aquí y Ahora realizó un reportaje extremadamente desequilibrado sobre las llamadas “terapias de conversión.” GLAAD contactó a Aquí Ahora y para que ofreciera disculpas y para que se comprometiera a realizar un segmento con el equilibrio periodístico que le faltó a la emisión del martes, y con una explicación del daño causado por las llamadas "terapias reparativas".
On Jan. 31, popular nighttime newsmagazine Aquí y Ahora featured a severely unbalanced segment on so-called “ex-gay” conversion therapies. GLAAD has reached out to Aquí y Ahora to apologize and commit to doing a segment that provides the balance sorely lacking in the recent segment and that explains the harm done by so-called “reparative therapies.”
GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. To find out more, visit www.glaad.org/faith.
Está ganando impulso y atención internacional una campaña impulsada por grupos de mujer y LGBT en Ecuador que está exigiendo al gobierno federal el cierre de más de 200 centros de tortura "ex gay" cuyos víctimas han mayormente sido mujeres lesbianas. Para más información, visite las peticiones de Fundación Causana y de AllOut para impulsar al gobierno federal ecuatoriano a tomar las medidas necesarias.
A campaign by women’s and LGBT groups in Ecuador seeking the closure of 200 "ex-gay" torture centers whose victims have mostly been lesbians is quickly gaining momentum as well as international attention. For more information, please visit Fundación Causana and AllOut’s petitions available in both English and Spanish to get the Ecuadorian federal government to take action.