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Ohio lawmakers push proposed ban on LGBTQ conversion therapy

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Friday is Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Jody Davis, a transgender woman who underwent the therapy as a youth, said the process "reinforced my self-hatred." ...

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Republican lawmaker seeks ban on LGBT conversion therapy

Monday, October 12, 2015
Eric Schleien
Some of his fellow Republican lawmakers are concerned his efforts will undermine religious liberty rights. ...

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Video proves hospitals are still using shock therapy to “cure” homosexuality

Friday, October 9, 2015
Unreported World exposes the psychiatrists and doctors still administering shock therapy.
A new documentary reveals how hospitals are still using discredited electro-shock treatment to "cure" gay people. ...

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Is it possible to pray the gay away?

Sunday, September 6, 2015
The story checks out.
Matt Baume takes us on a troubling tour of the last hundred years of ex-gay cures, and there's very, very out there. Monkey testicles, anyone? ...

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Illinois enacts gay conversion therapy ban for young people

Friday, August 21, 2015
Under the new law, professionals licenses by the state may not try to change the minor’s orientation. ...

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Jury in New Jersey says ‘gay conversion’ therapy was a fraud

Thursday, June 25, 2015
David Dinielli delivers the opening statements for the plaintiff in a fraud trial against Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing, (JONAH) Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Jersey City, N.J.
A nonprofit organization that claimed its so-called "conversion therapy" would turn gay men straight violated the state's consumer fraud act, a jury found Thursday in a civil trial. ...

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Jury to begin deliberations in New Jersey ‘gay conversion’ therapy trial

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The lawsuit filed in 2012 accuses Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH) of violating New Jersey's consumer fraud laws by promising to turn gays into heterosexuals. ...

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Head of ‘gay conversion’ therapy group testifies he believes homosexuality is a spiritual disorder

Monday, June 8, 2015
Defendant Arthur Goldberg, co-director of Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing, listens to opening statements in the trial against JONAH, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Jersey City, N.J.
Arthur Goldberg testified he believes homosexuality is a spiritual disorder and a condition caused by emotional wounds occurring in childhood and adolescence that can be cured through a "gender-affirming" process. ...

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Plaintiff in lawsuit against ‘gay conversion’ practitioners describes therapy methods

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Benjamin Unger is sworn in as a witness in the trial against Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing, (JONAH) Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Jersey City, N.J. The nonprofit New Jersey based group, who promised to turn gays heterosexual with so-called gay conversion therapy, are being sued by Unger and three other plaintiffs for fraud.
One of four plaintiffs who sued a nonprofit that promised to turn them from gay to straight wept on the witness stand Wednesday as he described cutting off contact with his mother after being told she was the cause of ...

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Jury to hear opening arguments in New Jersey ‘gay conversion’ trial

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Four men and two of their mothers are suing the organization Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH), a nonprofit that offers "gay conversion" therapy, under New Jersey's consumer fraud laws. ...

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