Germany is planning to ban so-called “treatments” for homosexuality, often practised by religious groups, Health Minister Jens Spahn said on 11 June.
Gay conversion therapies are not common in Europe, but it is estimated that up to 1,000 people, mostly teenagers and young people, are subjected to processes that include electroshocks and other aversive conditioning techniques that make them averse to homosexual sex or romantic emotions in a process that health professionals often consider mental...

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