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Albania LGBT
Albania has now joined the list of nations (that still excluded New Zealand) to officially ban the dangerous practice known as 'conversion therapy'. The decision to outlaw the practice was made by the nation's Order of Psychologists who declared 'conversation therapy' was harmful and removed it from the list of...
Yigal Levinstein
One of Israel's leading rabbi believes that gay teens should be forced to conduct conversion therapy sessions in a bid to “help people be straight again.” Yigal Levinstein, a co-head of a Zionist pre-military Academy, made the claims about the dangerous and ineffective practice during a Zoom class. “It’s possible to...
Germany LGBT
Germany has officially outlawed the dangerous practice known as 'conversion therapy' for people under the age of 18. The Nation's parliament known as the Bundestag put the legislation into law banning the practice on Thursday the 7th of May and introduced new penalties for those who attempt to change the...
conversion therapy
Lawmakers in Canada have introduced a new bill that would put a ban in place for so-called conversion therapy nationwide. The new bill which was proposed last week, aims to outlaw the dangerous and ineffective practice known as 'conversion therapy' across all states in Canada. Attorney General David Lametti and Minister...
Queensland
The Australian state of Queensland has announced that they will no longer allow the dangerous and ineffective practice known as 'conversion therapy'. Announcing the ban, Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles said that gay conversion therapy would be banned with the new Health and Other Legislation Amendments Bill (No. 2) 2019,...
Why Hasn't Our Government Banned Gay Conversion Therapy?
Shaneel Lal asks the question that needs to be shouted from every corner of the LGBTQIA+ community.   We live in a peculiar time. It seems as though our current representatives invariably love a PR opportunity to talk about their unconditional support for our long-suffering Rainbow community, yet when given the opportunity to act on...
Transgender Conversion Therapy (1)
The results of a new study have confirmed that individuals who undergo ‘conversion therapy’ to change one’s gender identity have a higher risk of attempting suicide.   The latest research which was published in JAMA Psychiatry follows countless other studies by numerous organisations which have all come to the same conclusion that so-called...
Conversion Therapy
Religious leaders in Ethiopia have announced plans to ramp up conversion therapy in their nation citing an “escalating problem” of homosexuality. According to reports by AFP, a new religious association has been formed by Orthodox Christian priest Dereje Negash, with the sole intention of changing LGBTI people’s sexual orientation and gender expression. “The reason...

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