The 4 Problems With Reparative Therapy Laws

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A former “ex-gay” movement leader rips up the argument against laws that ban therapists from trying to convert LGBT kids.

An Open Letter to the Virginia State Republican Senators Re: SB988

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SB988 would have stopped reparative therapy for minors in Virgina.

Catholic Therapy, or Sexuality and Gender Abuse?

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The church dictates the norm for identity and sexuality while upholding the norm to the point of abuse.

Religious Freedoms or Bad Medicine?

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Does our right to religious freedom include the endangerment of our LGBT youth?

Want to Help Stop LGBT Teens From Committing Suicide? End Conversion Therapy

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Conversion therapy isn’t health care. It’s abuse. Miri Mogilevsky on the tragic death of Leelah Alcorn, and what we need to do to save our kids.

Gays, Parenting, and Religion, a 2014 Remix

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In case you missed it, check out some of the interesting stories worth reading, or re-reading, from 2014.

Things You Might Have Missed

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This is the Lady Your Pastor Warned You About

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Straight, Evangelical Christian, Kathy Baldock, has a message for other Christians about LGBT people they need to hear.

Why are We Still Trying to “Fix” Gays?

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Decades of trying make gay men straight have proven to do to more harm than good. So why have only two states outlawed reparative therapy?

LGBT Youth & the Tyranny of Christian Conversion Therapy

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Conversion Therapy is a problem of religion and society, not a problem of gender and sexual identity.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Signs Bill Banning Conversion Therapy for Minors

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Monday which bans conversion therapy for minors.

Ex-Gay Advocate Group PFOX Claims Conversion Therapy Would Save Gay Men From AIDS

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Christopher Doyle and his ex-gay advocacy group PFOX insist conversion therapy would help “save gay men from AIDS and suicide.”

Why Arguing the “Clobber Passages” Might Be Helpful Now

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Evidence to the contrary notwithstanding, I think there is a place for thoughtful engagement over the “clobber passages.”

The Young Turks: Gay Teens Killed and Tortured in ‘Conversion’ Camps (VIDEO)

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Three “gay and effeminate” teens have died after being starved, tortured and killed at a camp that promised to turn them into “men”.

New York Considers Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

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Dr. Jack Drescher said, “If you really want to educate the public about the risks of these treatments, the fact that there are states that have outlawed these treatments should be a chilling fact.”

Law That Would Ban ‘Conversion Therapy’ For Minors Blocked by Federal Court

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Conversion therapy is controversial, dangerous, and ineffective. But Christian-rights groups claim banning it violates the right to free speech.