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By Lisa Leff | Wednesday Apr 17, 2013
A federal appeals court will hear arguments on whether a first-of-its-kind law that prohibits licensed mental health professionals in California from offering therapies aimed at making gay and lesbian teenagers straight violates the rights of doctors.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 25, 2013
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie clarified comments he made earlier this week and said he does not support conversion therapy. Christie, a Republican, did not say if he backs the bill that would ban the controversial therapy in the state, however.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 1, 2013
The teen whose coming out speech went viral in January now aims to ban conversation therapy in New Jersey. His online petition currently has more than 100,000 signatures.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 5, 2013
An "ex-gay" advocated who blogged about how religion "cured" him of his homosexuality was recently discovered using the infamous geosocial gay hookup app, Grindr.
By Lisa Leff | Wednesday Dec 5, 2012
Two federal judges in California have arrived at opposite conclusions on whether the state’s first-of-its-kind law prohibiting licensed psychotherapists from trying to change the sexual orientations of gay minors violates the Constitution.
By Lisa Leff | Tuesday Dec 4, 2012
A federal judge temporarily blocked California from enforcing a first-of-its-kind law that bars licensed psychotherapists from working to change the sexual orientations of gay minors, but he limited the scope of his order to just the three providers.
By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Dec 1, 2012
LGBT rights groups have criticized Dr. Oz for airing an episode of his daytime program based on "ex-gay" therapy, where activists who suport the therapy discussed its benefits.
By Lisa Leff | Friday Nov 30, 2012
A California law prohibiting mental health providers from counseling gay minors on how to become straight faces its first legal test Friday.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 28, 2012
Four men have filed a lawsuit against a New Jersey-based conversion therapy group that claims it can rid men of same-sex attractions. The plaintiffs argue that the group’s methods are considered fraud under the state’s consumer protection laws.
Wednesday Oct 3, 2012
A Christian legal group has filed a lawsuit to overturn a first-of-its-kind California law that prohibits licensed mental health professionals from practicing therapies aimed at making gay and lesbian teenagers straight.
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