Reparative Therapy

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes executive action to ban coverage of conversion therapy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that he will take Executive action banning public and private health care insurers from covering the dangerous practice of so-called "conversion therapy" in New York state.

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More than 70,000 call on TLC to cancel "My Husband's Not Gay"

“This show is downright irresponsible,” said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. “No one can change who they love, and, more importantly, no one should have to. By investing in this dangerous programming, TLC is putting countless young LGBT people in harm’s way.”

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Star of "ex-gay" group NARTH's rebranding video condemns the organization

Last week when the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) decided to rebrand itself, they released a "Breaking News" launch video.

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"Ex-gay" group NARTH rebrands with dangerous mission

The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), the so-called "ex-gay" organization that has been facing many legal challenges and a deteriorating reputation, has decided to rebrand itself.

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SCOTUS declines to hear case against California's conversion therapy ban

California's ban on the use of conversion therapy on LGBT youth will not be challenged or overturned

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#BornPerfect campaign launched to end "conversion therapy" for LGBT youth across the country

The National Center for Lesbian Rights new #BornPerfect campaign aims at ending the dangerous practice of "conversion therapy" for youth in the next five years.

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New York Assembly passes bill to ban reparative therapy for youth

The New York State Assembly passed a bill to ban reparative therapy, or gay conversion therapy, for minors under age 18.

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Snapshots: So-called "ex-gay" therapy, NYC Pride, Modern Family, and more

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Dr. Oz Agrees with National Health Organizations that 'Reparative Therapy' Is Dangerous and Not for Minors

One day after the airing of a show in which Dr. Oz discussed “both sides” of a debunked and dangerous practice, often called “reparative therapy”, he has now written a blog post distancing himself from the practice.

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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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