Outbeat News for Monday, July 9, 2018

Jul 9, 2018

Credit The Advocate

• British Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans to create a national ban on the use of gay conversion therapy. 

 

• A new HRC Foundation study that shows LGBTQ teen athletes overwhelmingly remain closeted from fear and a lack of acceptance by their coaches and teammates. 

 

• The Vice Mayor of Dixon, California, faces a recall campaign after he published a column in the local paper calling for a “Straight Pride Month” in July and referred to LGBTQ people as having an “inferiority complex.”