#Conversion Therapy

  • Article: LGBTQ+ 'Conversion Therapy': What Is It and How Can We Take Action to End It?
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    LGBTQ+ 'Conversion Therapy': What Is It and How Can We Take Action to End It?

    By Joe McCarthy|July 10, 2020

    The movement to end the “barbaric practice” has gained momentum in recent years. Read more

  • Article: Germany Just Became the 5th Country to Ban 'Conversion Therapy' for LGBTQ+ Minors

    Germany Just Became the 5th Country to Ban 'Conversion Therapy' for LGBTQ+ Minors

    By Catherine Caruso|May 11, 2020

    The practice exacerbates inequality for LGBTQ+ people, who are already at high risk of poverty. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ+ Indonesians Are Being Forced to Undergo Exorcisms as a ‘Cure’

    LGBTQ+ Indonesians Are Being Forced to Undergo Exorcisms as a ‘Cure’

    By Catherine Caruso|May 8, 2020

    "It's traumatizing — the horror of that memory stays in my head." Read more

  • Article: 1 in 5 LGBTQ+ People Are Targeted for Conversion Therapy in Colombia

    1 in 5 LGBTQ+ People Are Targeted for Conversion Therapy in Colombia

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 8, 2020

    More and more countries are moving to ban the practice, which can cause severe mental health issues. Read more

  • Article: Canada Has Introduced Legislation to Ban Conversion Therapy

    Canada Has Introduced Legislation to Ban Conversion Therapy

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 10, 2020

    Conversion therapy has been found to have adverse mental health effects. Read more

  • Article: Australian State Considers Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

    Australian State Considers Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 21, 2020

    Offenders could face up to 18 months in jail under the proposed legislation. Read more

  • Article: Utah Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Children

    Utah Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Children

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 23, 2020

    But religious leaders and family members can still over gay conversion counseling. Read more

  • Article: 1 in 5 Trans People Pushed to 'Conversion Therapy' in Britain

    1 in 5 Trans People Pushed to 'Conversion Therapy' in Britain

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 12, 2018

    It's a wake-up call for the UK. Read more