Ecuador Closes Gay and Lesbian "Conversion" Centres

LGBT campaigners in Ecuador and beyond are celebrating a volte-face by President Rafael Correa, in which he closed down the state’s notorious anti-gay ‘reparative’ centres and made a well-known lesbian campaigner the new minister for Health. Following a world-wide campaign by human rights groups, the reparative therapy centres throughout the South American nation have become infamous for their use […]