Tag Archives: ex-gay

UNANIMOUS VOTE: Miami Beach Bans Ex-Gay Torture

Via press release: By a unanimous vote from all members present, the Miami Beach Commission — in a move spearheaded by Commissioner John Aleman at the urging of SAVE, South Florida’s foremost advocate for the LGBTQ community — enacted today a ban on so-called “conversion therapy,” also known as “reparative therapy.” So-called “conversion therapy” is a sham treatment which aims ...

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NEW HAMPSHIRE: Ex-Gay Torture Ban Dies For Current Session Despite Approval From Both Chambers

Two weeks ago the New Hampshire Senate followed the state House in approving a ban on ex-gay torture. The Senate vote even came with the support of GOP Majority Leader Jeb Bradley. But that’s where the good news ends, for now. New Hampshire Public Radio reports: The House and Senate passed differing versions of a ban on conversion therapy earlier ...

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FRANCE: Homophobic Catholic Priest Accused Of Having Sex With Young Men Who Sought Ex-Gay Torture

Religion News Service reports: For years, seminaries and monasteries around France sent students and novices to Monsignor Tony Anatrella, a prominent French priest and therapist who has written disparagingly of gays, if their superiors decided the young men were struggling with homosexuality. Now Anatrella, who argues that gay men cannot be ordained as priests, is facing mounting allegations that he ...

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VERMONT: Governor Signs Ex-Gay Torture Ban

From the National Center for Lesbian Rights: Today, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed Senate Bill 132 into law, making Vermont the eighth jurisdiction—behind California, New Jersey, Oregon, Illinois, New York, Washington D.C., and Cincinnati—to protect LGBTQ youth from the dangers of conversion therapy. Senate Bill 132, which protects LGBTQ youth from mental health providers attempting to change their sexual orientation ...

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Homocon/Ex-Gay Doug Mainwaring Explains Gay Sex

Homocon/ex-gay NOM poster boy Doug Mainwaring writes for The Federalist: When a man and a woman make love, the miracles of conception and birth are possible. When two men attempt the same, the most glorious result possible is an anal discharge of semen mixed with fecal matter. Yet in our current age, the intellects of those who are our societal ...

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Texas GOP Keeps Ex-Gay Torture In Platform

The Texas Observer reports: A Texas GOP committee rejected an effort Wednesday to remove support for so-called ex-gay therapy from the party’s platform, according to Jeff Davis, president of the LGBT group Log Cabin Republicans of Texas. Instead, the panel tweaked some language in the plank but left it mostly intact. At the party’s state convention in Dallas, Davis told ...

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NEW HAMPSHIRE: Senate Approves Ex-Gay Torture Ban With Backing Of Republican Majority Leader

The governor says she’ll sign it into law. The Concord Monitor reports: Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the state Senate reached an agreement late Thursday on a bill to ban gay conversion therapy on minors after a debate over religious freedom nearly derailed the effort. “Who among us would want to be converted from the essence of who we are? ...

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Senate Dems Introduce Bill To Ban Ex-Gay Torture

From the National Center for Lesbian Rights: Today, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act, a companion bill to HR 2450, introduced in the House of Representatives by Ted Lieu in 2015. The bill would define the provision of conversion therapy for profit as consumer fraud and, additionally, take Rep. Lieu’s bill ...

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Anti-Gay Catholic Activist Michael Voris Confesses: I Used To Live A Sinful Life With Homosexual Men

Thanks in part to pressure from virulently anti-gay and comically bewigged Catholic activist Michael Voris, last week the Catholic Church fired its news service editor for tweeting against North Carolina’s hate law. Yesterday Voris posted a video on his website, Church Militant, in which he confesses that for most his thirties, he lived a sexually sinful life of “live-in relationships ...

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Ex-Gay Nutjob Christopher Doyle: Out Of Control LGBT Activists Want To Traumatize Kids In Bathrooms

“The LGBT lobby is like a kid in a candy store with unlimited credit. The kid is high on sugar and bouncing off the walls while demanding more, all the while disturbing the other customers. The North Carolina Legislature and Governor are the brave candy store owners by saying no, and now the kid is out of control and will ...

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COLORADO: GOP Kills Ex-Gay Torture Bill

The Associated Press reports: Colorado is not joining at least six states that ban or limit psychotherapy which seeks to change the sexual orientation of minors. The Republican majority on a state Senate panel voted against a bill Monday to limit so-called gay conversion therapy. The bill would have banned its use on people under 18. Research shows conversion therapy ...

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World’s Largest Psychiatric Association Calls For End To Ex-Gay Torture And Legalization Of Homosexuality

From the National Center for Lesbian Rights: Today, the world’s largest organization of mental health professionals—representing more than 200,000 people in 118 countries—called for an end to the discredited practice of “conversion therapy,” which is linked to serious harms, including depression, substance abuse, and suicide. In a statement issued today, the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) says: “WPA believes strongly in ...

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COLORADO: House Approves Ex-Gay Torture Ban

Colorado has become the second state in two days to advance a ban on ex-gay torture. One Colorado reacts via press release: “So-called ‘conversion therapy’ includes a range of dangerous and discredited practices aimed at changing a person’s sexual orientation or suppressing a person’s gender identity and is based on the false claim that being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender ...

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VERMONT: Senate Approves Ex-Gay Torture Ban

Via the Associated Press: The Vermont Senate has voted overwhelmingly to advance a bill banning the use of what’s called “conversion therapy,” which is most often directed at young gay and lesbian people in a bid to make them heterosexual. The bill makes it unprofessional conduct — subject to sanction by a state regulatory board — for a medical or ...

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Freep This Colorado Ex-Gay Torture Poll

JMG reader Joseph points us to today’s poll in the Denver Post, which wants to know if banning ex-gay torture is a good idea. Hit the link. You know what to do.

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Ex-Gay Torture Money Beg: Help Us File A Federal Complaint Against “Deceptive” LGBT Groups

From the money beg: Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) are fraudulently profiting from their #BornPerfect campaign by falsely promoting the idea that sexual orientation is inborn and cannot change. In addition to misleading the public in order to further their political agenda, these gay activist organizations are actively ...

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Liberty Counsel Loses AGAIN As SCOTUS Refuses To Hear Appeal Of New Jersey’s Ban On Ex-Gay Torture

The Supreme Court has denied cert on Liberty Counsel’s appeal seeking to overturn New Jersey’s ban on ex-gay torture. How many losses does this make for Liberty Counsel in just the last year? Mat Staver is missing Antonin Scalia: “In a country born on the will to be free, it is a sad day when that nation turns its back ...

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VIRGINIA: National LGBT Groups To File Federal Fraud Complaint Against Ex-Gay Torture Group

Today the Human Rights Campaign, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights will file a joint federal fraud complaint against a Virgina-based ex-gay torture group. Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: The 38-page complaint, obtained in advance by the Blade, is set to be filed before the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and accuses “People ...

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NEW YORK: Gov. Andrew Cuomo To Take Executive Action Against Ex-Gay Torture, Three Agencies Involved

Huge news today in New York state! From the HRC: Under Gov. Cuomo’s leadership, the New York State Department of Financial Services will issue regulations prohibiting insurance providers from covering conversion therapy on patients under the age of 18. The New York State Office of Mental Health will prohibit mental health providers from using conversion therapy on youth under the ...

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Ex-Gay Nutter Christopher Doyle Has The JONAH Sadz

“It’s a sad day in America when a far-left team of lawyers with deep pockets like the Southern Poverty Law Center can bully a small non-profit organization because their ideology is in line with a liberal New Jersey judge—a judge who ham-stringed JONAH’s ability to defend itself, including taking away expert witnesses, refusing to allow JONAH to argue from a ...

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