One of the most prominent "gay conversion therapists" in the US has divorced his wife and wants to start dating men. David Matheson, from Utah, was the creator of widely maligned and discredited courses that claimed to be capable of changing the sexuality of those who studied them. In a Facebook post published after LGBTQ charity Truth Wins Out revealed that he had quit the practice, Mr Matheson said had realised he "had to make substantial changes in my life".
The Opp Police Department in Alabama blamed recent homicides in the area on young people turning "away from God," saying that they "embraced Satan."
The Freedom From Religion Foundation is keeping the city accountable for allowing the representation of dissenting viewpoints.
The institute says that students are allowed to wear religious head coverings if they bring a letter from a religious leader that explains why they need to wear it, and that the student did not produce such a letter.
LONDON — Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has announced she has converted to Islam and said she has changed her name to Shuhada' Davitt.