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March 15, 2013

A conservative Democrat has joined forces with Republicans in the US state of Tennessee to put forward a bill which would allow university students training to be counselors to deny care to people who are LGBT or having sex outside of marriage

University students training to be counselors could be allowed to legally refuse care to people in same-sex relationships and heterosexuals who have sex before marriage under a proposed law in Tennessee.

The law was drafted by the Family Action Council of Tennessee which passed it to Republican state Senator Joey Hensley and Democrat state Representative John J. DeBerry Jr (pictured) who agreed to sponsor it in both houses of the Tennessee legislature.

April 5, 2012

In the latest example of state-sanctioned homophobia in Malaysia, the Deputy PM tells counselling conference to 'curb' LGBT 'spread'

The Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia told a national counseling conference yesterday that the profession was needed to 'curb' the 'spread' of LGBT groups.