Oxford Pride condemns conversion therapy open letter

Feb 17, 2022 by

from BBC News: Church leaders and an LGBT charity from Oxfordshire have condemned a letter signed by Christian ministers opposing a ban on conversion therapy. The letter to Equalities Minister Liz Truss was written in response to a...

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Are UK health bodies barring Christians from counselling?

Feb 11, 2022 by

from Christian Concern: Dr Mike Davidson, director of Core Issues Trust, comments on how Christian pastors and counsellors are at risk of being barred from offering legitimate help, guidance and counselling for unwanted sexual...

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Conversion therapy ban must not infringe on religious freedom, says equalities watchdog

Jan 31, 2022 by

from Christian Today: Government plans to introduce a ban on so-called conversion therapy must not infringe upon religious freedom, the equalities body has warned. In a major intervention, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)...

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‘Gay conversion therapy does not work’ – Really?

Jan 3, 2022 by

by Lisa Nolland, Christian Today: Conventional wisdom claims this therapy is neither beneficent nor effective. Examples include ‘corrective’ rape; ‘ice baths’; heterosexual pornography; being exorcised and offered...

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Our pastoral talk on conversion therapy ban is none of Whitehall’s business

Dec 19, 2021 by

by Andrea Williams, TCW: LAST week more than 2,000 church leaders, including many from the Church of England, signed an open letter to Equalities Secretary Liz Truss declaring that they are prepared to be criminalised if the Government...

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Plans to ban conversion therapy delayed amid growing unease from parents, teachers and church

Dec 10, 2021 by

by Hayley Dixon, Telegraph: Plans to ban conversion therapy have been delayed amid complaints that it could criminalise parents, teachers and religious leaders. Amid growing disquiet about the impact of a ban, the Government has announced...

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