Conversion Therapy

“It’s undeniable that this movement causes harm,” said filmmaker Kristine Stolakis, whose late uncle hoped to "cure" his trans identity with reparative therapy.
Twenty other states currently prohibit the practice that psychologists say is harmful to young people.
"Pray Away," due out Aug. 3, charts the rise of Exodus International, a now-defunct Christian ministry that once claimed to "cure" same-sex attraction.
Many state legislatures are considering measures that would target transgender youth — and protect so-called conversion therapy.
The legislation, if it becomes law, will help distance the Hoosier State from Vice President Mike Pence's anti-LGBTQ legacy for good, supporters say.
LGBTQ rights advocates blasted the decision, noting that the medically denounced practice "poses documented and proven critical health risks."
The Christian Civic League of Maine supports conversion therapy and opposes gay marriage — and the Republican senator is thrilled to have its support.
The character's budding romance with Ava, a conservative who defends conversion therapy, couldn't have come at a worse time.
A HuffPost investigation has found schools in voucher programs that list “counseling” as discipline for LGBTQ students. The counseling, a form of conversion therapy, can be seriously harmful.
The Democrat spoke in favor of a “statewide fairness” measure, and has also supported implementing a ban on "conversion" therapy.
The "Saturday Night Live" star said he initially tried to adhere to his family's "cultural value around masculinity" as a teen.
The Beehive State becomes the 19th -- and one of the most conservative -- to prohibit the medically denounced practice.
LGBTQ rights advocates are hoping to make it the 20th U.S. state to end the medically denounced practice.
Magali Rodriguez’s parents say they were in the dark about counseling sessions their daughter allegedly attended at the Los Angeles area high school.
The practice has been condemned by leading medical and mental health groups. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is standing behind it.
The judge argued that the Florida city didn't have the legal authority to ban therapy to change someone's sexual orientation or gender expression.
Many believe a pending federal lawsuit filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom could have greater implications for LGBTQ people if the ban isn't lifted.
McKrae Game, who founded South Carolina's Hope for Wholeness in 1999, has apologized for being "a religious zealot that hurt people."
Rafi Peretz's comments sparked widespread condemnation and protests in Tel Aviv.