21st May 2015
Oregon becomes third US state to ban ‘gay cure’ therapy for minors 1
2:07 PM — Oregon has become the third US state to ban the practice of "gay cure" therapy for minors.
29th April 2015
David Cameron attacked by Christians for pledge to end gay ‘cure’ therapies 83
1:28 PM — David Cameron has been condemned by a Christian group for a pledge to end "profoundly wrong" gay ‘cure’ therapies.
13th April 2015
‘Gay therapy’ victim at 4 years old describes trauma 5
4:08 PM — Mordechai Levovitz describes the trauma and shame he still feels after having endured conversion therapy at such a young age
9th April 2015
Obama calls for end to ‘devastating’ LGBT conversion therapy 12
8:12 AM — President Barack Obama has called for an end to "conversion" therapies which aim to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT youths.
17th March 2015
DC bill against gay conversion therapy becomes law 3
1:14 PM — Washington DC has become the third jurisdiction to ban gay-to-straight conversion therapy in the US.
25th February 2015
Watch: New documentary goes inside gay conversion therapy retreat 9
5:29 PM — VICE have filmed a new three part series investigating gay conversion therapy- the practice of 'turning' gay people straight
13th February 2015
New Jersey judge: Gay conversion therapy is consumer fraud 15
1:12 PM — Therapy to 'turn' gay people straight has been called consumer fraud by a New Jersey judge.
20th January 2015
Billboard company apologises for reparative therapy advert 8
12:34 PM — A Texas advertising company have apologised for a displaying a billboard for gay conversion therapy and promised to take it down.
14th January 2015
Memorandum on rejecting ‘conversion therapy’ published 7
2:45 PM — Organisations across the UK have signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Conversion Therapy.
19th December 2014
China: court rules homosexuality doesn’t need to be ‘cured’ 3
11:48 AM — A court in China has ruled that a psychological clinic must re-pay costs to a gay man for trying to "cure" him.
12th September 2014
US: New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy to be appealed to Supreme Court 8
10:53 PM — Two therapeutic groups will petition the US Supreme Court to hear an appeal that argues New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy should be struck down.
29th August 2014
Chinese man sues gay ‘cure’ clinic after electric shock treatments 4
9:50 AM — A man hopes to have the practice of gay "cure" therapy banned in China, as he is suing a clinic which performed electroshock treatment on him.
10th August 2014
James Franco reveals first photo of himself as ex-gay activist 241
5:38 PM — Hollywood actor James Franco has revealed the first photo of himself as ex-gay activist Michael Glatze in an upcoming film.
31st July 2014
US: Nine former leaders of ‘ex-gay’ movement back NCLR campaign to ban ‘conversion therapy’ 3
6:36 PM — Nine former leaders of the 'ex-gay' movement have published an open letter in support of the #BornPerfect campaign of the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), which aims to ban 'conversation therapy' across the US within five years.
30th July 2014
US: Former ‘ex-gay’ activist encourages national ban on ‘conversion therapies’ 17
12:44 PM — Yvette Cantu Schneider has become the latest former anti-gay activist to condemn harmful gay-to-straight 'conversion therapies', and has encouraged a nation-wide ban “as quickly as possible”.
29th July 2014
US: Michigan Democrat introduces law that will ban gay conversion therapy 2
2:58 PM — Democratic State Representative Adam Zemke of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has sponsored legislation outlawing conversion therapies in the state of Michigan.
27th June 2014
Telegraph boss Lord Black calls on Government to ban gay ‘cure’ therapy 28
12:52 PM — The Executive Director of Telegraph Media Group, Lord Black, has called on the Government to ban the widely condemned practice of gay conversion therapy.
24th June 2014
US: Campaign launched to end gay-to-straight conversion therapy ‘in the next five years’ 10
2:33 PM — The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has today launched a campaign aiming to end gay-to-straight conversion therapy in the US within "the next five years".
12th December 2013
Labour MP Geraint Davies publishes bill to ban gay ‘cure’ therapy 8
1:37 PM — Labour MP Geraint Davies has published a Private Members' Bill in Parliament aimed at banning gay-to-straight conversion therapy by regulating the psychotherapy sector.
29th August 2013
US: Appeals court upholds California ban on ‘gay cure’ therapy 7
7:12 PM — A federal appeals court in the US on Thursday upheld a ban in the US state of California on the extremely controversial practice of gay '"conversion" therapy for minors.