Author: GO Staff

The Personal Things

Featuring Miss Major Griffin-Gracy by Reina Gossett discussing how the personal is still political.

Iowa Board of Psychology Rejects Bid to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

On Friday, the Iowa Board of Psychology voted to reject a petition calling for banning therapists and licensed counselors in the state from practicing so-called “conversion therapy,” which preys on vulnerable LGBT people and families by making dangerous and discredited claims that it can change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

LGBT Advocates From Arab World to Convene in DE

The Washington Blade reports that LGBT equality advocates from nine Middle Eastern countries will attend a first-of-its-kind meeting in Rehoboth Beach, Del., to discuss pressing issues of LGBT human rights in the Arab world.