The Government has rejected a call to make so-called gay conversion therapies illegal. A petition titled ‘Make Offering Gay Conversion Therapy a Criminal Offence’ has 11,000 signatures on parliament’s petition page and is still gathering support. But Josh Parry, who started the petition has been told that there is no intention Continue Reading
Undercover investigation exposes “gay conversion therapies” still happening in the UK A petition calling on the government to ban gay conversion therapy has been launched after it was exposed by Liverpool Echo journalist Josh Parry that the practice is still taking place in the UK. Earlier this year a church in Continue Reading
Royal College of Psychiatrists issues historic statement acknowledging harm done to LGBT people The statement acknowledges the harm done to lesbian, gay and bisexual people through “conversion therapies”. As part of such therapies, patients were often repeatedly electrocuted or given nausea-inducing drugs while being shown homoerotic images in a bid to “cure” Continue Reading
“The fact that GMB thinks this is worth debating is offensive.”
Malta has become the first European country to ban gay conversion therapy.