Ex-Gay

August 26, 2013

Snapshots of our work: SRI, Wentworth Miller, and Chelsea Manning

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Another step forward: NJ bans harmful "conversion therapy" for minors

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.

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June 25, 2013

Snapshots of our work: CBS, transgender reporting, Nike Athletics, 'Ex-gay' shutdown and more!

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June 10, 2013

Study Describes Harm Done By 'Ex-Gay Therapy'

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.

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March 21, 2013

Jacob Rudolph Urges NJ State Senate to ban "Conversion Therapy" for Minors

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.
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November 28, 2012

Dr. Oz Show Irresponsibly Frames "Ex Gay" Topic

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.

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Eye On the Media: Facts About So-Called 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

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.

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Dear Dr. Oz. I've Seen Firsthand the Harm Caused by Merely Discussing "Ex-Gay Therapy"

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.

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The New York Times misses the facts when presenting 'ex-gay' stories

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.

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February 22, 2012

Chaim Levin Speaks Out for LGBT Orthodox Jews

More voices are speaking out about their experiences with JONAH, a so-called “ex-gay” program aimed at the Jewish community.

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