Topics :: Gay conversion
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By David Perry | Tuesday Mar 26, 2013
A New Jersey teen became an Internet sensation when he spoke out in support of proposed legislation that would ban therapists from practicing so-called "gay conversation therapy" on LGBTQ minors in the state of New Jersey.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 1, 2013
The teen whose coming out speech went viral in January now aims to ban conversation therapy in New Jersey. His online petition currently has more than 100,000 signatures.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 5, 2013
An "ex-gay" advocated who blogged about how religion "cured" him of his homosexuality was recently discovered using the infamous geosocial gay hookup app, Grindr.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 28, 2012
Four men have filed a lawsuit against a New Jersey-based conversion therapy group that claims it can rid men of same-sex attractions. The plaintiffs argue that the group’s methods are considered fraud under the state’s consumer protection laws.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jun 1, 2012
The California State Senate passed a bill that would protect minors from controversial "ex-gay" therapy, which some say can turn gays straight.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Apr 27, 2012
A California Senate committee advanced a law that would make it harder for people to undergo "ex-gay" therapy treatments.
By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Feb 18, 2012
A number of organizations will meet in Atlanta this weekend to discuss how so-called "ex-gay" therapy can actually harm LGBT youth.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 21, 2011
The most recent example of "gay exorcisms" to hit the gay press is Alabama preacher Damon Thompson, who targets GLBT teens -- and outs them to their community in the process.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jun 20, 2011
A Hong Kong doctor defended his "ex gay" regimen after GLBT equality activists decried the program.
By Jim Halterman | Friday Feb 25, 2011
On Our America With Lisa Ling, the TV journalist looks at controversial issues, including some dealing with LGBT issues. This week she looks at transgendered lives; on March 6 it is the gay conversion movement. EDGE speaks to Ling about her new show.
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