The 4 Problems With Reparative Therapy Laws


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


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?


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


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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Looking for something new? See what our readers are recommending on Twitter.


This is the Lady Your Pastor Warned You About


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


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


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.