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Jason Kenney Accused of Rolling Back LGBTQ Protections During Pride Month

The UCP government in Alberta will allow schools to delay approvals of Gay-Straight Alliances, and has defunded a working group on banning conversion therapy.
Hilary Beaumont
6.12.19
Australia Today

Exorcisms are Being Used as Gay Conversion Therapy in Indonesia

The mayor of Padang thinks gay and transgender people are possessed by genies known as "djin".
Gavin Butler
12.7.18
LGBTQ

Despite Progressive Neighbors, Hong Kong Remains Backwards on LGBTQ Rights

The protectorate lacks anti-discrimination laws for gay citizens and has funded "post gay" therapy, a practice closely linked to conversion therapy.
Justin Heifetz​​
1.26.17
Stuff

The Beauty of Islam Brought Me Out of the Closet

I grew up in the evangelical household to rule all evangelical households—but it was an immersion in Islamic culture when I was a teenager that showed me who I really am.
Drew Harper
11.3.16
News

How One Novelist Is Fighting Gay Conversion Therapy in Ecuador

In A Safe Place With You,' César L. Baquerizo unpacks the horrors of a practice still prevalent across much of Latin and South America.
Steve Friess
8.15.16
Stuff

Trump's America Includes Gay Conversion Therapy

"Freedom" and "safety," for the Republican Party, means freedom and safety for those who are a product of the "traditional marriage and family," and not for those marginalized Americans who need it most.
Garrard Conley
7.21.16
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Gay Conversion Therapy - Part 2

Conversion therapy is the practice of "curing" gay people by trying to turn them straight. The practice has been around for a while, but these days it's considered ineffective, harmful, and potentially deadly.
VICE Staff
2.26.15
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Gay Conversion Therapy - Part 1

Conversion therapy is the practice of "curing" gay people by trying to turn them straight. The practice has been around for a while, but these days it is considered ineffective, harmful, and potentially deadly.
VICE Staff
2.25.15