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9 Countries Seek To Ban LGBTQ ‘Conversion Therapy’ As Survivors Speak Out

LONDON, Feb 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From electric shocks to ‘praying away the gay,’ global momentum is growing to ban so-called “conversion therapy,” with bills drawn up in nine countries, a rights group said on Wednesday. The United States, Canada, Chile, Mexico and Germany are among countries seeking to outlaw the treatment, based on […]

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Maine Bans Conversion Therapy For LGBTQ Youth

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Utah’s Proposed LGBTQ Conversion Therapy Ban Is About Suicide Prevention, Advocates Say

GOP lawmakers in Utah have unveiled a bill meant to protect LGBTQ kids from “conversion therapy” ― a dangerous and discredited practice that attempts to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. Republican state Reps. Craig Hall and Dan McCay introduced the bill on Thursday in the state legislature. The proposed law would prohibit therapists from […]