Entry #687: Conversion therapy in Brazil

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RegionBrazil
IssueConversion therapy
StatusBanned
Start Date1999
End Datenow
DescriptionBanned by Brazil's Federal Psychology Council: "psychologists shall not collaborate in events or services offering treatment and cure for homosexuality."
Sourceshttp://www.out.com/entertainment/popnography/2013/06/19/should-brazil-legalize-conversion-therapy http://www.politicalresearch.org/brazilian-evangelical-lawmakers-push-gay-conversion-therapy-bill/
Reports (6)
  • Status is not correct "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transgender_rights_in_Brazil"
  • Status is not correct "https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/09/20/brazil-judges-ruling-sparks-conversion-therapy-controversy"
  • Status is not correct "A judge overturned that law in 2017 : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/19/brazilian-judge-approves-gay-conversion-therapy"
  • Newer law has been passed "new law saying you can treat homosexuality has been approved"
  • Status is not correct "https://g1.globo.com/distrito-federal/noticia/juiz-federal-do-df-libera-tratamento-de-homossexualidade-como-doenca.ghtml psychologists are now allowed to treat homossexuality as a disease. decision of a federal judge"
  • Status is not correct "test"

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