In Germany, the Bundestag adopted a bill providing for imprisonment for up to one year for a “cure” from homosexuality. About it may 7, reports Der Standard.
The bill prohibits so-called conversion therapy – a technique aimed at “curing” homosexuality and turning it into a heterosexual and bespalovo behavior. With the adoption of the law, this practice is forbidden for persons under the age of 18 years.
In addition, the ban applies to adults if they have been subjected to deception, coercion or threats about their orientation. This is the case, for example, if someone is misled as to the therapeutic benefits or are not sufficiently informed about the risks of conversion therapy.
In 2018 in Germany adopted a law, according to which documents other than male and female you can specify and the third “other”.