German health minister Jens Spahn has drafted legislation that would ban so-called “gay conversion” therapy for all under 18 youths Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland (RND) reports.
Spahn is openly gay and is explicit about the desired political message which is "You're OK just as you are." There are an estimated 1,000 cases of gay conversion therapy a year in Germany. It entails suppressing sexuality via the use of electroshock, aversive conditioning and other mentally abusive methods.
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