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LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018

Controversial conversion therapy bill passes: 'Saving lives'

"Shame and disgrace" shouted some haredi MKs after the bill passed, as a number of MKs began to applaud.

22/07/2020
Thousands protest after Rafi Peretz stated that he supports gay conversion therapy.

Crisis over gay conversion bill will not collapse gov't - analysis

The bill is nevertheless another straw on the camel’s back.

LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018

Uncertainty remains as vote on conversion-therapy bill nears

The legislation, proposed by Meretz leader Nitzan Horowitz, would remove the license of a psychologist who uses conversion therapy, fine them and send them to jail for repeat offenses.

21/07/2020
The Instagram application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017.

Instagram bans 'conversion therapy' content as opposition grows

The United Nations independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity called last month for a global ban on conversion therapy, describing it as "cruel, inhumane and degrading."

By REUTERS
10/07/2020
Police stand guard during an anti-government protest in front of the Parliament in Tirana, Albania M

Albania bans psychologists from practicing gay conversion therapy

The Order of Psychologists said members would face disciplinary proceedings if they carried out the treatment.

By REUTERS
18/05/2020
LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018

27% rise in suicide, depression and domestic violence among LGBT youth

'When the family is good, accepting and inclusive it's all well and good, but when the family gets mad and violent who ignores needs, identity and wants of the child, then the house is a prison'

11/05/2020
Rabbi Yigal Levinstein

'Army Radio distorted rabbi's comments on conversion therapy'

Station claims Yigal Levinstein said conversion therapy is necessary to rid people of homosexual tendencies. Rabbi says he referred to 'normative therapy'

12/05/2020
Thousands protest after Rafi Peretz stated that he supports gay conversion therapy.

US, Germany, Mexico, 6 others seek to ban gay 'conversion therapy'

LGBT+ people - some children - have undergone abuses like lobotomies, castration and masturbatory reconditioning in the past, in a bid to change their sexual orientation or gender identity, ILGA said

By REUTERS
26/02/2020
LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018

Former LGBTs 'repent on behalf of nation for sin of homosexuality'

The "formers" are lobbying against two House bills: H.R. 5, the Equality Act - and H.R. 3570, the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act.

Newly appointed Education Minister Rafi Peretz speaks during the handover ceremony at the ministry i

Rafi Peretz's diplomatic incident and the question of leading questions

My Word: “If you have nothing to say, say nothing."

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