Opinion polls have found that conversion therapy bans enjoy popular support among the American population. In she gave a lecture about treatment of homosexuality which was criticised by Edmund Berglerwho emphasised the oral fears of patients and minimized the importance of the phallic castration fears she had discussed. He found that the most common reasons for seeking change were lack of emotional satisfaction from gay life, conflict between same-sex feelings and behavior and religious beliefs, and desire to marry or remain married. Related Tags Contraception Sex and relationships. May 1,
A Psychoanalytic Study of Male Homosexuals.
In Februarythe Government of Victoria announced it would promptly introduce legislation to crack down on conversion therapy. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt declared that the issue is one for the states as no Commonwealth funding goes to sexual orientation change efforts — though "gay conversion ideology has been quietly pushed in schools as part of the federal government's chaplaincy program. Now, the ACT will ban it". Retrieved 12 June