Conversion therapist: Lawsuit won't stop us(CNN) -- The conversion therapy center being sued by gay men who paid the counselors to make them straight vowed it would continue to "assist those with unwanted same-sex attractions.
Jackie Speier Introduces 'Stop Harming Our Kids' Resolution, Hits 'Ex-Gay ...Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) unveiled a measure this week meant to take national steps to protect minors from so-called ex-gay conversion therapy, or as she referred to it, "quackery." "Being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered is not a disease to be ...
Dr. Oz Show Fails to Televise a Balanced Gay Cure Reparative Therapy Debate"On September 30th, a law was passed in California banning reparative therapy for minors. So today we are going inside the world of reparative therapy which some believe can turn gay people straight….and we ask the question 'Could you change your ...
OK to Be Gay? Jewish Conversion Therapy Faces First Legal BattleGay "conversion therapy" claims to help men overcome their unwanted gay thoughts and feelings. But more and more, critics are saying that the treatment is not only ineffective, but humiliating and psychologically harmful.
Gays sue 'conversion therapy' practice for false claimsOn Tuesday, four gay men announced a lawsuit against a New Jersey organization on fraud claims for selling "conversion therapy" with false promises to make them straight. They say the therapy should not be marketed under New Jersey's consumer ...
'Gay Conversion Therapy' the Subject of LawsuitAlso according to the SPLC, tactics utilized by JONAH to turn gay folks straight include blaming parents for a child's homosexuality, going as far as to have participants in the conversion therapy engage in "violent role play exercises where they beat ...
Battle Over Gay 'Conversion Therapy' Rages On in CourtProponents of gay conversion therapy say that it can help men and women overcome unwanted same-sex attractions. The practice cropped up in the 1970s, after homosexuality was no longer classified as a psychiatric disorder in diagnostic manuals.
"Gay Conversion" Therapy Is Going To The CourtsThe issue of how legitimate "gay conversion" therapy is (or, more likely, isn't) will not be going away anytime soon.
NY gays accuse NJ 'conversion therapy' group of fraud, claiming ability to ..."Despite the consensus of mainstream professional organizations that conversion therapy doesn't work, this racket continues to scam vulnerable gay men and lesbians out of thousands of dollars and inflicts significant harm on them." California has taken ...
Jersey "Gay Conversion Therapy" Center Was Abusive, AwfulAs details emerge in the lawsuit against the Jersey City anti-gay "therapy" group JONAH, or Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing, it's clear that they were doing a lot more than trying to pray away the gay. The entire concept of conversion ...
The AM Roundup: Executives' Trades, 'Conversion Therapy,' MoreConversion therapy: In New Jersey on Tuesday, four gay men who tried gay "conversion therapy" filed a civil suit against a prominent counseling group, accusing it of deceptive practices under the state's Consumer Fraud Act.
Gay men accuse NJ conversion therapy group of false claimsThe Southern Poverty Law Center said JONAH, a New Jersey conversion therapy practice, should be shutdown because their therapy not only harms the individuals who undergo treatment, but also drives stigma against gay men and women that potentially ...
Gay men sue Jersey City-based convergence therapy group for fraudLevin, of the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. NY, and Ferguson, of Salt Lake City, who are gay, are accusing a New Jersey organization of selling "conversion therapy" services promising to make them straight. Instead, they told the news ...
"Gay Conversion" Therapy At Center Of Lawsuit(CNN) - A type of therapy aimed at converting gay people to heterosexuality is now at the center of a lawsuit. The Southern Poverty Law Center filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing– or JONAH.
Four Gay Men Sue Organization Over Sex Conversion TherapiesFour Gay Men Sue Organization Over Sex Conversion Therapies. Nov 28, 2012 · 0 Comments. By Ruth Manuel-Logan.
Jewish Gay 'Conversion' Group Sued for FraudFour gay men are suing a New Jersey conversion therapy group that claims it can turn gay men straight, CNN reports.
SPLC files groundbreaking lawsuit accusing gay-conversion therapy ...The Southern Poverty Law Center today filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit today accusing a New Jersey organization of consumer fraud for offering conversion therapy services - a dangerous and discredited practice that claims to convert people from gay to ...
U. student joins suit challenging 'conversion therapy' for gay peopleA University of Utah student, along with three other gay men, filed the first lawsuit Tuesday against those who perform "conversion therapy," the controversial treatment for changing a person's sexual orientation from gay to straight. Helping the men ...
Gay Jews Sue Over Therapy "Cure"The first legal challenge to the controversial practice of 'reparative therapy' for gay Orthodox Jews could have far-reaching impact for Judaism's treatment of lesbians and gay men. Zoë Blackler reports. Like · Tweet. When Ben Unger was growing up in ...
Gay men sue counselors who tried to turn them straight"Conversion therapy," which purports to turn gay people straight, might sound like a disturbing subplot from an episode of "American Horror Story" - but a New Jersey lawsuit alleges that four men were victims of the discredited practice.