Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’ Faces Test in Courts

Erik Eckholm, The New York Times, November 27, 2012

Gay ‘conversion therapy,’ which claims to help men overcome unwanted same-sex attractions but has been widely attacked as unscientific and harmful, is facing its first tests in the courtroom.

In New Jersey, former “conversion therapy” clients have sued a prominent therapy group charging it with deceptive practices and claiming that they were emotionally scarred.

In California, so-called ex-gay therapists are challenging a state law that bans conversion therapy for minors.

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