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#Conversion Therapy

# conversion-therapy - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

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

Tue 4:14 PM 8,954 Views 5 Comments

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

# conversion-therapy - Saturday 30 April, 2022

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 32,410 Views 40 Comments

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

# conversion-therapy - Thursday 14 April, 2022

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

UK teachers call for ban on conversion therapy for trans pupils

Apr 14th 2022, 11:42 AM 11,811 Views 0 Comments

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

# conversion-therapy - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Boris Johnson drops plans to outlaw LGBT conversion therapy
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson drops plans to outlaw LGBT conversion therapy

Mar 31st 2022, 8:07 PM 25,746 Views 46 Comments

The move was condemned by opposition parties.

# conversion-therapy - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

'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 14,310 Views 29 Comments

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

# conversion-therapy - Wednesday 11 August, 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 36,140 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".

# conversion-therapy - Thursday 15 April, 2021

'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 31,158 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 - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 3rd 2019, 3:00 PM 21,825 Views 71 Comments

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

# conversion-therapy - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'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 24,685 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.

# conversion-therapy - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

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 27,585 Views 106 Comments

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

# conversion-therapy - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

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 14,338 Views 66 Comments

He was forced to take medicine and receive injections.

# conversion-therapy - Saturday 24 September, 2016

'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 19,554 Views 49 Comments

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

# conversion-therapy - Thursday 7 May, 2015

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

Today's top stories in 7 seconds

May 7th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,889 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 21,360 Views 181 Comments

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

# conversion-therapy - Thursday 9 April, 2015

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 25,924 Views 49 Comments

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

# conversion-therapy - Monday 21 March, 2011