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Research to inform conversion therapy ban expected by end of summer
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Research to inform conversion therapy ban expected by end of summer

May 17th 2022, 4:14 PM 9,272 Views 5 Comments

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

Remote working, Garda body-cams, vape laws: Some of the Govt priorities for the coming months
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Remote working, Garda body-cams, vape laws: Some of the Govt priorities for the coming months

Apr 30th 2022, 8:00 AM 32,511 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Apr 14th 2022, 11:42 AM 11,820 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Mar 31st 2022, 8:07 PM 25,765 Views 46 Comments

The move was condemned by opposition parties.

'There is nothing to cure': France bans conversion therapy
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'There is nothing to cure': France bans conversion therapy

Jan 26th 2022, 1:31 PM 14,322 Views 29 Comments

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

Department to look at 'extent and nature' of conversion therapy in Ireland before moving to ban
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Department to look at 'extent and nature' of conversion therapy in Ireland before moving to ban

Aug 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 36,153 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".
'A person's sexual orientation is not up for debate': O'Gorman moves to outlaw conversion therapy in Ireland
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'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 31,172 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.
'No place in any modern society': Psychologists condemn LGBT conversion therapies
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'No place in any modern society': Psychologists condemn LGBT conversion therapies

Apr 3rd 2019, 3:00 PM 21,827 Views 70 Comments

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

'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad
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'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad

May 2nd 2018, 10:10 PM 24,686 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.

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media
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Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media

Mar 14th 2018, 9:55 PM 27,593 Views 106 Comments

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

Gay man sues mental hospital in China over forced 'conversion therapy'
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Gay man sues mental hospital in China over forced 'conversion therapy'

Jul 4th 2017, 9:13 AM 14,341 Views 66 Comments

He was forced to take medicine and receive injections.

'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication
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'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication

Sep 24th 2016, 7:30 PM 19,565 Views 49 Comments

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

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Today's top stories in 7 seconds

May 7th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,892 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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A group that 'assists people change their same-sex attraction' has meeting in Galway cancelled

May 7th 2015, 11:02 AM 21,364 Views 181 Comments

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

Leelah Alcorn's legacy: US President says conversion therapy should be banned
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Leelah Alcorn's legacy: US President says conversion therapy should be banned

Apr 9th 2015, 10:00 PM 25,926 Views 50 Comments

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