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Texas Doctor: Adele and Tight Underwear Make You Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 18, 2014
In a new British show that explores "conversion therapy" a Texas doctor says that in order to be straight, gay people must throw away any Adele music they own and stop wearing tight underwear.

Bill to Prevent Gay Conversion Passes Wash. House

Friday Feb 14, 2014
A bill intended to prevent health care providers from trying to convert gay people under age 18 has passed the state House.

Court Won’t Revisit California ’Gay Therapy’ Ban

Wednesday Jan 29, 2014
A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling upholding a California law that barred mental counseling aimed at changing a minor’s sexual orientation.

Conversion Therapy Ban Bill Introduced in Md.: ’Ex-Gay’ Cries Foul

By EDGE | Wednesday Jan 15, 2014
Threatened with possible extinction in Maryland due to a bill introduced into the state legislature banning gay conversion therapy, ex-gay advocate and director of International Healing Foundation, Christopher Doyle cries foul.

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.

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.

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.

British Lawmaker to Introduce Bill to Ban Conversion Therapy

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Oct 21, 2013
A British member of parliament plans to introduce a measure that would ban licensed therapists from using conversion therapy, which some believe can "turn" gay people straight.

Ohio Lawmaker Pushes for Conversion Therapy Ban for LGBT Youth

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Oct 7, 2013
Sen. Charleta Tavarse (D-Columbus) said she wants Ohio to be the next state to pass a bill that would outlaw licensed therapists from using conversion therapy on LGBT youth.