conversion therapy

conversion therapy

Psychiatric therapy aimed at changing a person’s sexual orientation, based upon the assumption that homosexuality is a mental disorder requiring therapy (a position condemned by the The American Psychiatric Association as unethical).
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The man behind one of the biggest conversion therapy camps in the U.S.
That amounts to more than 180,000 people across the United States who've been potentially subjected to a form of conversion therapy, said lead researcher Dr.
We want to point out that performing conversion therapies towards LGBTI persons have been condemned not only by the UN but also more specifically by the European Parliament in March 2018 and January 2019 with resolutions condemning any form of conversion therapy and called upon all members states to pass laws criminalising such practices."
Last week, Israel's new education minister, Rafi Peretz, came under fire for saying he supports gay conversion therapy and that he has used the practice to help homosexual youth.
This week in News of the Jews, Israel's new education minister endorsed gay conversion therapy, a controversial and widely discredited practice.
The term "conversion therapy" refers to those controversial methods that aim to turn homosexuality into asexual or heterosexual behavior.
Conversion therapy is nothing new, but it is new to young adult novels.
Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge against New Jersey's ban on gay and transgender conversion therapy for minors.
Around 25 to 30 demonstrators held a peaceful picket outside the church to highlight their opposition to what they said was a form of "gay conversion therapy".
Called, Living Hope Ministries, the app is accused of promoting conversion therapy.
'Sometimes, we just keep our heads down and try to do what we can,' DeGeneres said of not being as outspoken as Page, who recently called out American Vice President Mike Pence for various antigay stances, and actor Chris Pratt, for joining a church accused of referring gay members to conversion therapy.