The Israeli Medical Association, which represents around 90% of doctors, have this week vowed to expel any member practising gay conversion therapy. In a written statement, the Association said, “the treatments to change one’s sexual orientation have been found to be ineffective and could cause mental damage, such as anxiety, depression Continue Reading
PM shocked that inhumane practice still widespread The controversial procedures are based on the now discredited theory that homosexuality can be ‘cured’ with aversion therapy and other similar approaches. Aversion therapy seeks to train the body to respond in different ways to sexualised images, often through the application of electric shocks. Continue Reading
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
A university student is suing China’s education ministry over textbooks that refer to homosexuality as a disorder, the New York Times reported.