gay conversion therapy

GOP

EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans Are Pressuring Amazon to Sell Books on Gay Conversion Therapy

Amazon removed the books for violating its guidelines.
Daniel Newhauser
7.19.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New Mexico Just Banned Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

The state outlawed health practitioners from trying to "treat" minors for homosexuality.
Drew Schwartz
4.7.17
Gay Rights

The Politician Who's Using Pence's Name to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

Patrick Burke's proposed ban on conversion therapy—the draconian and wide discredited practice that claims to change a person's gender or sexual identity—is named "Prevention of Emotional Neglect and Childhood Endangerment," or PENCE. We talked to the...
Steven Blum
12.12.16
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
asia & pacific

UN Panel Slams the Use of 'Black Jails' and Electroshock Therapy for Gays in China

A report from the UN's Committee Against Torture criticized the use of secret detention facilities by China's justice system and condemned the Chinese government’s apparent acceptance of clinics that offer “gay conversion therapy.”
Samuel Oakford
12.11.15
americas

New Jersey Jury Decides That 'Gay Conversion Therapy' Is a Fraud

The court decided that a cure for homosexuality offered by JONAH, a non-profit based in New Jersey, was based on unscientific claims, and awarded plaintiffs $70,000 in damages.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
6.26.15
americas

'Therapists' Called Clients 'Fags,' Made Them Strip in Gay Conversion Therapy

Four men are suing a non-profit in a New Jersey court for offering allegedly bogus gay conversion therapy costing thousands.
VICE News
6.3.15
News

Obama Calls on States to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy on Minors

Calling the practice "potentially devastating," the White House praised state efforts to end conversion therapy, but stopped short of calling for a federal ban.
Allie Conti
4.9.15
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Gay Conversion Therapy - Part 3

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
2.27.15
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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
americas

Judge Says Gay Conversion Therapy Is Consumer Fraud in Groundbreaking Ruling

A judge has declared that conversion therapy — the practice of "curing" gay people through counseling — is fraud because it falsely defines homosexuality as a disorder.
Meredith Hoffman
2.15.15