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  • In Theory: Should conversion therapy be banned?

    In Theory: Should conversion therapy be banned?
    The Obama administration on Wednesday spoke out against the use of "conversion therapy" on minors, the Los Angeles Times reports. The practice involves a mental health professional trying to change a person's sexuality or gender identity.
  • In Theory: Thoughts on Utah's SB 296

    In a move that was hailed as a "milestone," Utah Gov. Gary Herbert this month signed into law SB 296, which, according to the Salt Lake Tribune, "gives Utah its first statewide nondiscrimination protections for the gay and transgender community while...

    In Theory: Can secularism stem 'dangerous' ties between politics and religion?

    In an interview with the Huffington Post, Rabbi David Rosen, the international director of interreligious affairs at the American Jewish Committee, said the greatest threat to religion in the world is when it is closely tied to politics. “The most...

    Rizzotti answers to 'anti-gay' accusation

    Rizzotti answers to 'anti-gay' accusation
    Burbank City Council candidate Christopher Rizzotti said he's being unfairly criticized for his faith and affiliation with an evangelical youth group after a Burbank man alleged that Rizzotti holds anti-gay views. "I don't understand why I'm the only...

    In Theory: Should sex-ed in schools tell the whole story?

    The documentary “deepsouth” chronicles four people in the American South and how they are trying to find a solution to the region’s HIV epidemic. In the film, there is a scene where a health teacher in Mississippi uses candies in cups to...