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  • 22nd July 2011

    Video: Gay ‘barbarians’ glitter Marcus Bachmann’s office 15

    Protesters outside a Bachman & Associates clinic

    12:24 PM — Gay rights activists dressed as 'barbarians' glittered one of Marcus Bachmann's counselling clinics after footage emerged of an employee telling a gay man he could become straight.

  • 18th July 2011

    Michele Bachmann’s husband says clinic doesn’t force gays to turn straight 17

    Michele Bachmann's husband did not deny he and other counsellors tried to 'cure' gays

    2:58 PM — Marcus Bachmann has said that his counselling clinics do not have a "special interest" in trying to turn gay people straight. The husband of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann came under fire this month after his Christian counselling clinic was recorded trying to 'cure' a gay man.

  • 14th July 2011

    Anti-gay groups defend Michele Bachmann’s ‘gay cure’ clinic 57

    Michele Bachmann has refused to discuss her views homosexuality during her campaign

    4:55 PM — US anti-gay groups have rushed to defend a Christian counselling service owned by Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and her husband after a staff member was recorded trying to 'cure' a gay man.

  • 12th July 2011

    Video: Clinic owned by Michele Bachmann and husband tries to ‘cure’ gays 21

    A counsellor at the company owned by Michele Bachmann's husband was filmed trying to 'cure' a gay man

    2:47 PM — Video footage has been emerged of a counsellor at a clinic owned by Michele Bachmann and her husband telling a gay man he can become straight. Mrs Bachmann is a Republican presidential candidate with a history of making offensive remarks about gay people.

  • 11th July 2011

    US Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s husband ‘tried to cure gays’ 141

    Michele Bachmann's husband is a Christian counsellor

    3:13 PM — The husband of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has been accused of trying to cure gay people. Marcus Bachmann, a Christian counselling therapist, has denied practising 'reparative therapy', which aims to turn gays straight, but several witnesses say the clinic tried to 'cure' them.

  • 17th June 2011

    Hong Kong government hires ‘gay cure expert’ 58

    Hong Kong's Social Welfare Department has hired a gay cure expert

    4:15 PM — Hong Kong's government has hired a 'reparative therapy' expert who says gays can be cured. Psychiatrist Hong Kwai-wah has been taken on as a trainer for the government's social welfare staff, AFP reports.

  • 14th June 2011

    Protest held at Northern Ireland ‘gay cure’ conference 49

    'Gay cure' advocates say finding God can help people turn straight

    5:58 PM — Around 50 gay activists held a protest today outside a small 'gay cure' conference held in Northern Ireland. The event, held by the Core Issues Group, featured David Pickup, an American speaker who says gay people can be turned straight.

  • 27th May 2011

    Christian ‘gay cure’ therapist guilty of malpractice 121

    Lesley Pilkington was found guilty of malpractice

    4:10 PM — A Christian therapist who tried to turn a gay undercover journalist straight has been found guilty of professional malpractice. This week, a professional trial at the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy unanimously ruled that Lesley Pilkington had acted unprofessionally.

  • 20th April 2011

    Malaysia’s gay cure camp sparks anger 14

    State officials hope the camp will stop the boys being gay

    12:00 PM — A Malaysian 'gay cure' camp for effeminate teenagers should be abolished, the country's women's minister says. Shahrizat Abdul Jalil said that the decision, by the state of Terengganu, violates the Children's Act and would damage the boys.

  • 19th April 2011

    Derren Brown reveals he went to ‘gay cure’ church 32

    Derren Brown said he "flirted" with a gay cure church

    5:16 PM — Television illusionist Derren Brown has revealed he "flirted" with a church that tries to cure gay people. The magician said that before he came out in 2008, he spent time with the Living Waters movement, which offers healing to those with "same sex attraction".

  • Malaysia sends 66 boys to gay cure camp 105

    A Malaysian official said the boys were invited to the camp

    12:06 PM — Malaysian authorities have admitted sending 66 teenage boys thought to be gay to a camp to learn "masculine behaviour". An official from Terengganu state said the boys, aged between 13 and 17, were identified by teachers as having effeminate mannerisms.

  • 1st April 2011

    Australian Catholic school accidentally allows ‘gay cure’ seminar 47

    The gay cure group says it may take legal action

    10:20 AM — A Catholic school in Australia accidentally allowed a 'gay cure' Christian group to use its premises for a seminar. St Columban's College said it immediately withdrew permission for the Miracle Christian Center's presentation after it learned the nature of the group.

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