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New Jersey Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy is Upheld

Monday Sep 15, 2014
New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy was upheld by a federal appeals court, though the three-judge panel took issue with a key aspect of a lower court's ruling.

Lawyer Vows Supreme Court Appeal in NJ Conversion 'Therapy' Ban Case

By David Porter | Saturday Sep 13, 2014
An attorney for two associations and two licensed therapists suing to overturn New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy said Friday he will petition the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case.

Federal Court Rejects Challenge to NJ Conversion Therapy Ban

Friday Sep 12, 2014
New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy was upheld by a federal appeals court on Thursday, though the three-judge panel took issue with a key aspect of a lower court's ruling.

#ICYM :: EDGE's Top Five News Stories of the Week

By EDGE | Sunday Aug 3, 2014
EDGE's Top Five News stories from the week of July 27 through August 2nd.

Chinese Man Brings Gay Conversion Therapy Lawsuit

By Louis Watt | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
A gay Chinese man said Thursday he was suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center.

Challenge to NJ Gay Conversion Ban for Minors is Dismissed

Thursday Jul 31, 2014
For the second time in nine months, a federal judge in New Jersey has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay conversion therapy.

Case of Killer South African Ranger's "Gay Cure" Camp Continues

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 30, 2014
As the case of the man charged with murdering a 15-year-old boy in his South African "gay cure" camp drags into its third year, the ranger says he is not to blame.

Ex-Football Player Comes Under Fire for Gay Conversion Therapy Tweets

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
Supporters of New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy are up in arms over anti-gay comments made by newly installed Giants Director of Player Development David Tyree.

LaBarbera: Michael Sam is a 'Bad Role Model,' Should Become an 'Ex-Gay'

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Hate group leader Peter LaBarbera once again lifted his voice to the chorus of anti-gay conservatives that include Bryan Fischer and the Texas GOP who are advocating harmful reparative therapy for openly gay NFL rookie, Michael Sam.

D.C. Council Mulls Reparative Therapy Ban

By John Riley | Friday Jul 4, 2014
A June 27 hearing lasting nearly five hours unfolded before the D.C. Council, which is considering a bill that would seek to ban reparative or conversion therapy for minors.