Reparative therapy, sometimes referred to as “praying away the gay,” has been proven ineffective and harmful. But when questioned about a bill to ban the practice in New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie stumbled.
The head of Exodus International, an umbrella group for ex-gay ministries around the world, recently said that conversion therapy does not work and that there is, in fact, no “cure” for homosexuality. While this seems like a step in the right direction, the organization still says that any sexual activity outside of heterosexual marriage is wrong. So, now what?
A number of recent articles have called into question the practices at Bachmann & Associates, the clinic run by the husband of Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann. Yet the congresswoman refuses to answer as to whether her husband practices conversion therapy.