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How Lou Reed’s homosexuality was “cured”

TweetWith the death of Lou Reed, the world lost a singer, songwriter, guitar player, filmmaker, icon and legend. Reed was also a survivor of electro shock therapy, which his parents forced him to undergo in order to “cure” his homosexuality.  Tweet
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Quick Hit: New Jersey may ban “gay conversion therapy”

TweetFollowing California’s lead, New Jersey may become the second state to ban “gay conversion therapy” for those under 18. The debate comes nearly a year after Dr. Robert Spitzer, credited with research said to legitimate such homophobic practices, recanted his own poorly-designed study on the “gay cure.” USA TODAY reports: The contentious practice is on [...]
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