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Israel:  Doctors ban gay conversion therapy as risks ‘mental damage’

Israel: Doctors ban gay conversion therapy as risks ‘mental damage’

A ban on conversion therapy by Israeli doctors will help protect gay people from treatments that claim to make them straight, but more work needs to be done with religious groups that support controversial ‘cures’, activists said on Wednesday. Members who perform conversion therapy could now be expelled from the Israel Medical Association (IMA), which […]

Israel’s LGBT community calls for strike after surrogacy bill defeat

Israel’s LGBT community calls for strike after surrogacy bill defeat

Surrogacy bill would have given gay couples the right to become parents, but was blocked by PM Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, blocked a legal change on Wednesday that would have given gay men the right to become parents, sparking protests by the nation’s LGBT community and calls for strike action next weekend. […]