Topics :: Gay conversion

Ex-Football Player Comes Under Fire for Gay Conversion Therapy Tweets

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
Supporters of New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy are up in arms over anti-gay comments made by newly installed Giants Director of Player Development David Tyree.

NY Assembly Bans Gay Conversion Therapy for Kids

Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
New York’s Assembly has passed a ban against health professionals trying to change a child’s sexual orientation through therapy.

Texs Gov. Perry Discusses View of Homosexuality

Thursday Jun 12, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, during a visit that focused primarily on economic issues, drew on a reference to alcoholism to explain his view of homosexuality.

Gay Man Sues Hypnosis Clinic For Trying to Turn Him Straight

By Winnie McCroy | Friday May 16, 2014
For the first time ever, a Beijing court has agreed to hear the case of a gay man who is suing a Chinese clinic after doctors tried to turn him straight during hypnosis.

Bad News Bachmann! Minn. Could Be Next to Ban Conversion Therapy

By EDGE | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
Bad news, Marcus Bachmann. A state representative introduced a bill Monday in the state legislature to ban gay conversion therapy in Minnesota. If passed, the gopher state will join California and New Jersey in banning the discredited practice.

Christie Named By Anti-Gay Group As Co-Defendant In Appeal On Conversion Ban Decision

By EDGE | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
With the "Bridgegate" scandal barely behind him, the New Jersey governor and 2016 GOP presidential hopeful has been named as a co-defendant in an appeal filed by hate group Liberty Cousel to overturn the states ban on gay conversion therapy.

Sen. Marco Rubio to Speak at Anti-Gay Fundraiser

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 12, 2013
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is scheduled to speak at a fundraiser for Mat Staver, an anti-gay activist who has supported Malawi’s ban on homosexuality and is also suing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for signing a bill into law that bans conversion therapy.

NJ Couple Sues Christie Over Gay ’Therapy’ Ban

Monday Nov 4, 2013
A southern New Jersey couple has sued Gov. Chris Christie over his signing of a bill banning so-called gay conversion therapy, claiming it violates their constitutional rights.

Pa. Lawmakers to Introduce ’Conversion Therapy’ Ban for Minors

Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
Pennsylvania lawmakers plan to introduce a bipartisan bill to protect the state’s children by banning mental health providers from engaging in anti-gay "conversion therapy" for minors.

’It Really Works!’ Gay-to-Straight Conversion

By Michael Cox | Sunday Sep 1, 2013
An ex-gay advocacy group has made a video featuring what they claim to be the successful gay-to-straight conversion of Trace McNutt, a "satanic" drag queen "on a downward spiral to death," who had the gay loved out of him.