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# conversion-therapy - This year 2022

Theresa May urges Boris Johnson to ban transgender conversion therapy
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# Conversion Therapy

Theresa May urges Boris Johnson to ban transgender conversion therapy

Jul 1st 2022, 7:16 AM 21,695 Views 0 Comments

The Government has said transgender conversion therapy will not be banned under proposed legislation.

Research to inform conversion therapy ban expected by end of summer
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# Conversion Therapy

Research to inform conversion therapy ban expected by end of summer

May 17th 2022, 4:14 PM 9,318 Views 5 Comments

Roderic O’Gorman said the research will inform legislation to ban the controversial practice in Ireland.

Remote working, Garda body-cams, vape laws: Some of the Govt priorities for the coming months
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# Govt To Do List

Remote working, Garda body-cams, vape laws: Some of the Govt priorities for the coming months

Apr 30th 2022, 8:00 AM 32,590 Views 40 Comments

Hate crime law, remote working and mental health reforms – just some of the priorities for the summer.

UK teachers call for ban on conversion therapy for trans pupils
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# UK Government

UK teachers call for ban on conversion therapy for trans pupils

Apr 14th 2022, 11:42 AM 11,858 Views 0 Comments

UK teachers at a conference raised concerns over the government’s “repeated U-turns” on banning conversion therapy.

Boris Johnson drops plans to outlaw LGBT conversion therapy
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# UK

Boris Johnson drops plans to outlaw LGBT conversion therapy

Mar 31st 2022, 8:07 PM 25,810 Views 46 Comments

The move was condemned by opposition parties.

'There is nothing to cure': France bans conversion therapy
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# Conversion Therapy

'There is nothing to cure': France bans conversion therapy

Jan 26th 2022, 1:31 PM 14,380 Views 29 Comments

New legislation includes criminal penalties for people who are convicted of trying to ‘convert’ LGBTQ people to heterosexuality.

# conversion-therapy - Last year 2021

Department to look at 'extent and nature' of conversion therapy in Ireland before moving to ban
# Conversion Therapy
# Conversion Therapy

Department to look at 'extent and nature' of conversion therapy in Ireland before moving to ban

Aug 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 36,186 Views 95 Comments
  • It is expected that this research will not be completed for several months.
  • Work on drafting legislation is due to commence in 2022, reports Cónal Thomas.
  • The Psychological Society of Ireland this week reiterated its position that conversion therapy "has no place in any modern society".
'A person's sexual orientation is not up for debate': O'Gorman moves to outlaw conversion therapy in Ireland
# Conversion Therapy
# Conversion Therapy

'A person's sexual orientation is not up for debate': O'Gorman moves to outlaw conversion therapy in Ireland

Apr 15th 2021, 5:03 PM 31,229 Views 67 Comments
  • It's been confirmed officials have prepared a scoping paper and are engaging with the Department of Health.
  • The move comes after a new cross-party all-island coalition this week called for the practice to be banned.
  • O'Gorman said Government must be "proactive" in banning such practices.

# conversion-therapy - All time

'No place in any modern society': Psychologists condemn LGBT conversion therapies
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# Conversion Therapy

'No place in any modern society': Psychologists condemn LGBT conversion therapies

Apr 3rd 2019, 3:00 PM 21,850 Views 71 Comments

The Psychological Society of Ireland said to call it ‘therapy’ is an affront to the work that psychologists do.

'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad
# Lgbtq Rights
# Lgbtq Rights

'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad

May 2nd 2018, 10:10 PM 24,709 Views 105 Comments

The Prohibition of Conversion Therapies Bill 2018 has passed through its second stage in the Seanad and has further stages to go through.

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media
# Lgbtq Rights
# Lgbtq Rights

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media

Mar 14th 2018, 9:55 PM 27,611 Views 106 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said today that he would raise LGBT rights issues with the vice president.

Gay man sues mental hospital in China over forced 'conversion therapy'
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Gay man sues mental hospital in China over forced 'conversion therapy'

Jul 4th 2017, 9:13 AM 14,354 Views 66 Comments

He was forced to take medicine and receive injections.

'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication
# Gay Pride
# Gay Pride

'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication

Sep 24th 2016, 7:30 PM 19,583 Views 49 Comments

One man, who is suing people for taking him to an institution, spoke about his experience.

Today's top stories in 7 seconds
# Lunch Fix
# Lunch Fix

Today's top stories in 7 seconds

May 7th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,906 Views 2 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

A group that 'assists people change their same-sex attraction' has meeting in Galway cancelled
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# Conversion Therapy

A group that 'assists people change their same-sex attraction' has meeting in Galway cancelled

May 7th 2015, 11:02 AM 21,381 Views 178 Comments

The Core Issues Trust group believes that human sexuality is “fluid”.

Leelah Alcorn's legacy: US President says conversion therapy should be banned
# Equality
# Equality

Leelah Alcorn's legacy: US President says conversion therapy should be banned

Apr 9th 2015, 10:00 PM 25,938 Views 49 Comments

The statement from Barack Obama comes after a petition inspired by Leelah Alcorn.