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S. African School Claims It Can ’Cure’ Gay Students

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jan 15, 2013
LGBT activists are criticizing a South African school for discriminating against gay students and for having a program that can "cure" homosexuality.

Implementation of California’s Gay Cure Ban Delayed Until Hearing

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Jan 12, 2013
San Francisco’s legislation to prohibit doctors from using techniques to ’cure’ a patient’s gayness went into effect on Jan. 1, but lawsuits brought against the state revealed it doesn’t apply to faith-based or unlicensed providers.

Aussie Doctor No More: Banned for Prescribing Gay Castration Cure

By Steve Weinstein | Friday Sep 7, 2012
An Australian doctor from a conservative Christian group has been banned from practicing medicine after he prescribed a drug used for castration for a gay teen.

Did Dutch Catholic Church Castrate Gay Minors to ’Cure’ Them?

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 20, 2012
Evidence has surfaced that at least 10 underage boys were castrated by the Dutch Roman Catholic Church in order to "cure homosexuality."

German Catholic Docs: We Can Cure Your Gayness!

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 7, 2011
German Catholic physicians are saying that they can "cure" their so-called "warm brothers" with a homeopathic course of sugar pills.

Did ’Cure’ for ’Feminine Boy’ Lead to Suicide of 38-Year-Old Man?

Tuesday Jun 7, 2011
Did a "therapy" to "cure" a "feminine" boy -- and administered by then-doctoral student George Rekers -- play a role in the suicide, at age 38, of the man who had been subjected to it?

Research Points to Brain Chemistry as Influencing Sexuality

By Jeanne Seaquist | Tuesday Mar 29, 2011
Researchers say that by controlling serotonin levels in the brains of laboratory mice, they have been able to influence sexual behavior. But, they warn, it is far too early to conclude that manipulating human brain chemistry can change sexual orientation.

Calif. considers repealing law to study, cure gays

By Cathy Bussewitz | Wednesday Apr 7, 2010
California lawmakers narrowly advanced a bill Tuesday that would repeal a state law designed to find the causes and cures of homosexuality.

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