Canada Introduces Bill To Ban ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapy Nationwide

TORONTO, March 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Canada’s move toward a nationwide ban on gay conversion therapy could help set a precedent for other countries that permit what one top official called “a cruel practice,” rights supporters said on Monday. The Canadian federal government introduced legislation to criminalize conversion therapy, a practice that attempts to […]

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9 Countries Seek To Ban LGBTQ ‘Conversion Therapy’ As Survivors Speak Out

LONDON, Feb 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From electric shocks to ‘praying away the gay,’ global momentum is growing to ban so-called “conversion therapy,” with bills drawn up in nine countries, a rights group said on Wednesday. The United States, Canada, Chile, Mexico and Germany are among countries seeking to outlaw the treatment, based on […]