After a long time and political debate, the Norwegian government seems to have enough support for a ban on conversion therapy for homosexuals.
Conversion therapy aims to change one's sexual orientation. The practice has been controversial in several countries.
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Yes or no for conversion therapy? The Norwegian government asked for a report. The content is clear. But the opponents say this is more a pamphlet than a research report.
During the summer camp of a Christian organisation in France, a prayer for the "renunciation of the fire of desire" for same-sex relationships occurs. Now, the organisation is accused of conversion therapy.
LGBT people have enough protection in Sweden. A legal ban on conversion therapy does not help them. That is the conclusion of the government's investigation issued last year.
On Thursday, the Belgian Parliament passed a proposal that criminalises conversion therapies.
A Swiss socialist accuses a Christian bookstore of homophobia. Meanwhile, the shop is taking countermeasures.
The Parliamentary Justice Committee in Belgium has approved a bill that criminalises conversion therapies.
One of the first things Lubna Jaffery did after she became the new Minister for Culture and Equality in Norway was praise her predecessor for establishing a law to ban conversion therapy.
Will pastors still be allowed to pray for those who struggle with their sexual orientation? Many churches in Norway fear this will become illegal when the ban on conversion therapy comes into force. The lawyers' association in the country has reassurance for them.
The Norwegian government wants to ban conversion therapy. Christians are critical of the ban, especially because of its vagueness. “This is a sad day.”