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Oregon Considers Banning ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’

Arguing that so-called gay conversion therapy helped change their lives, people who say they used to be gay but are now straight testified Tuesday in opposition to an Oregon bill that would bar health professionals from trying to alter a child’s sexual orientation.

04/28/2015

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Washington House Passes Ban On Sex Conversion Therapy

The state House of Representatives has passed a bill to ban therapy intended to convert gay teenagers to heterosexuality.

CBS Seattle–04/09/2015

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Gay Man Claims Psychiatrist Used ‘Conversion Therapy’ To Change Orientation

Max Hirsh says he sensed something wasn’t quite right when the psychiatrist focused on his failures with sports and teenage girls, as well as his deficient relationships with older men, particularly his father.

05/23/2012