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Lila Shapiro

Vocal Conversion Therapy Critic Weighs In On Gay 'Cure' Trial | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This week, the so-called gay cure goes to trial in New Jersey. The practice has been widely condemned in recent years by the medical and mental he...

Paige Lavender

Some States Are Taking A Stand Against Controversial Gay Conversion Therapy | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

Lawmakers in several states are considering legislation that would ban conversion therapy, a controversial practice that's sometimes touted as a gay "...

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Law Banning Gay Therapy

AP | By LISA LEFF | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for enforcement of a first-of-its-kind California law that bars psychological cou...

State's Controversial 'Gay Therapy' Ban Won't Be Revisited By Court

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling upholding a California law that barred mental counseling aimed at ...

WATCH: Some Thoughts About Gay Men And Sex

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Psychotherapist Matthew Dempsey is back with the latest in his series of videos that explore issues affecting gay men throughout the course of their d...

WATCH: Do You Suffer From This Issue Common To Gay Men?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Psychotherapist Matthew Dempsey, recently released his latest video in a series dealing with everyday issues that affect gay men. In this clip, above,...

Chris Christie Weighs In On Gay Conversion Therapy

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has come out against the practice known as gay conversion therapy, after facing intense criticism for saying he did...

Exposed 'Ex-Gay' Blogger Sells Computer, Locks Phone To 'Prevent Giving Into Temptation'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The "ex-gay" Christian blogger and religious advocate revealed to be leading a double life on Grindr is taking some further measures to "prevent givin...

'Ex-Gay' Christian Blogger Found On Male Hookup App

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An "ex-gay" Christian advocate, who blogs about how religion saved him from a life of homosexual sin, was recently discovered on gay hookup app Grindr...

Gay Conversion Therapy Ban Put On Hold

AP | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court has put the brakes on a first-of-its-kind California law that bans therapy that aims to turn gay minors ...

Ban On Gay 'Conversion' Therapy Faces First Legal Test

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 11.30.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A first-of-its-kind California law prohibiting licensed psychotherapists from counseling gay minors on how to become heterosexua...

Making Ex-Gay Therapy a Thing of the Past

Jack Bryant | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jack Bryant

In my film Camp Revelation, a young straight man tries to rescue his younger brother from an ex-gay therapy camp. To do so, he must pretend to be gay and enroll in the camp himself.

Michele Bachmann Meets the Press

Sara Benincasa | Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy
Sara Benincasa

2011-08-08-Screenshot20110808at9.14.19AM.jpgEven a marvelous elocutionist like Rep. Michele Bachmann needs a little practice sometimes.

Investigative Report: Michele Bachmann's Husband's Clinic Cures Migraines Through Prayer

David Kronke | Posted 09.21.2011 | Comedy
David Kronke

A former patient of Marcus Bachmann who suffered from crippling migraines revealed that he was told that prayer could relieve him of his urges to suffer from debilitating headaches and "re-orient" him into "mainstream, Christian society."

WATCH: Colbert Brings Heterosexual Accountability Buddy To Dan Savage Interview

Posted 09.12.2011 | Comedy

Staying straight is a lot like staying married: you have to work at it. At least, that's what Marcus Bachmann, husband of Michele Bachmann, seems to t...

Ex-Gay Therapy Is Scandalous

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Wayne Besen

We need to look beyond the shocking individual scandals to see that reparative therapy at its corrosive core is, in fact, scandalous. Isn't it time these "therapists" shut their doors and finally get the help they so desperately need?

Gay-To-Straight Therapy Repudiated By Psychologists

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — The American Psychological Association declared Wednesday that mental health professionals should not tell gay clients they can becom...