Brazilian Federal Supreme Court Jurist Cármen Lúcia Suspends ‘Gay Cure’

So-called ‘sexual reversion therapy’ has been prohibited by the Brazilian Federal Council of Psychology since 1999.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, April 24th, senior jurist of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court Cármen Lúcia announced that she had suspended a decision by the Federal Court that had previously allowed Brazilian psychologists to provide ‘sexual reorientation’ to homosexual patients in what was commonly dubbed as the ‘gay cure’ treatment.

Carmen Lúcia’s suspension of the previous decision by the Federal Court now remains valid until the . . .

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