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Andrew Cuomo expected to sign the bill as soon as this week. The measure, which passed in the Senate and to 3 in the Assembly, will make New York the 15th state to ban the controversial practice, which is widely discredited by medical and mental health organizations. Recognition, at long last.
LONDON - Spain's health minister called on Wednesday for so-called conversion therapy to be abolished after a report that a branch of the Catholic Church had offered to "cure" gay people. El Diario, an online newspaper, said a reporter posing as a gay man trying to change his sexuality was told to stop watching porn and masturbate less in a counselling session provided by a diocese of the Catholic Church close to the capital Madrid. Its representatives called the report "fake news.
A group of artists have launched an unusual campaign aimed at tackling the almost gay conversion clinics in China that claim homosexuality can be cured with electro-shock therapy. The campaign involves three red trucks touring the country, all bearing a sequence of Chinese characters that ask a controversial question: Why in homosexuality is still categorised as a mental disorder? They're inspired by the film Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missouri - where a mother uses adverts to draw attention to her daughter's unsolved murder.
A new Minnesota legislator is renewing a push to ban a controversial practice aimed at trying to change the sexual orientation of gay people. The practice, labeled gay conversion therapy, has been prohibited by 14 states and a number of cities in recent years. His legislation goes beyond bills in some other states, which focused on conversion therapy targeting minors or offered by licensed professionals, by targeting anyone offering the services.
The Tweede Kamer, the lower house of Dutch parliament, wants Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus of Justice and Security to create a legislative proposal to ban gay conversion therapy. Parliamentarians called such "cures"' for one's sexuality "indigestible" and "harmful", the Telegraaf reports. People need to be protected against so-called 'cures' for homosexuality, especially young people and vulnerable people.
Since Gov. Mike Pence was chosen as Donald J. It has been discredited by the medical establishment and denounced by gay and transgender groups.
LGBTQ rights activists, educators, lawmakers and others demanded the resignation of Education Minister Rafi Peretz Saturday night, after he came out as a proponent of gay conversion therapy in an interview. Gay conversion therapies, also called reparative therapies, have been strongly discouraged in Israel, the US and elsewhere with major health organizations pointing to what they term its pseudo-scientific methods, and its treatment of homosexuality as a mental illness. But it remains legal in Israel, and is still accepted in some conservative and Orthodox circles.