Another state to criminalise gay conversion therapy

Victorian Attorney-General Jill Hennessy described the practice as 'bigoted quackery' as new laws were introduced to the Legislative Assembly

New laws before the Victorian parliament will outlaw therapy that attempts to change or suppress a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Jill Hennessy.
Jill Hennessy.

Attorney-General Jill Hennessy on Wednesday described the practice of gay conversion therapy as "bigoted quackery".

"Our government is very firmly of the view that gay, lesbian and trans people, they don't need to be