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Angus & Robertson apologise for selling gay conversion therapy books

Angus & Robertson apologise for selling gay conversion therapy books

Bookstore Angus & Robertson has apologised for selling texts about gay conversion therapy and has vowed to remove them from their online stores. The move came after Equality Australia launched a petition calling on Australian booksellers including Angus & Robertson and Dymocks to remove the books. Reparative Therapy has been made illegal in many states […]

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ACT Health Minister vows to ban gay conversion therapy

ACT Health Minister vows to ban gay conversion therapy

The ACT’s Health Minister has vowed to ban gay conversion therapies, following the introduction of laws of a similar nature in Victoria. The declaration increases pressure on Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt to tackle the issue on a national scale. “The ACT government will ban gay conversion therapy. It is abhorrent and completely inconsistent with […]

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Conversion Therapy: It’s all about politics, not science

Conversion Therapy: It’s all about politics, not science

Like a noxious weed, from time to time so-called “Reparative” or “Conversion” Therapy sometimes known as “Pray away the Gay” and run by “ex-Gay” groups, rears its ugly head. Seeing the recent OUTinPerth articles about a report of a Victorian Liberal Party branch push to make so called “Reparative Therapy” available got me thinking; ·     Is this […]

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