Jack Thompson, 2019 International Mr Leather, was the first openly HIV-positive trans person to deliver the keynote address at the Thorne Harbour Health Annual General …
A number of booksellers and publishers including Angus & Robertson, Dymocks, QBD, and Penguin Random House continue to list titles promoting conversion therapy on their websites.
Morrison yesterday responded to Labor’s announced policy to ban conversion therapy by saying he would prefer to “focus on the things we actually have control over”.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed calls to outlaw gay conversion, saying it is a state government issue.
The NSW government is “on the same page” as the Victorian government, according to NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard, who said he would monitor the enactment of the ban over the next year.
“As survivors we want Australians to know it is not just the practice that is harmful, but that much of the damage is done by the ideology that underpins the pseudo-therapies.”
Ex-gay ideas and ‘conversion therapy’ continue to be practiced and promoted around Australia in more subtle and insidious ways.