Maine becomes the 17th U.S. state to ban conversion therapy for minors.
Sources: The Hill
Sources: The Hill
The National Assembly votes to criminalize conversion therapy, with violators facing three years in prison and up to €45,000 in fines. The bill will now be sent to President Emmanuel Macron to be signed into law.
A bill to criminalize the widely discredited practice of conversion therapy passes the Senate in Canada without opposition, one week after it passed the House of Commons without opposition; the bill now awaits royal assent to become law.
The Madras High Court orders "strict action" to be taken against individuals that promote conversion therapy, and issues guidelines to the police, education institutes, and the judiciary on how to address LGBT issues and individuals.
A 63-year-old woman is killed in a great white shark attack near Bailey Island, off the coast of Maine, United States. It is the first ever fatal shark attack on record in Maine, and only the second attack ever recorded in the state.
The Canadian government presents a bill that would impose a nationwide ban on conversion therapy that would include minors.
The Cabinet of Germany proposes to ban conversion therapy for both transgender and gay people. The proposal was expanded to include people between the ages of 16 and 18.
A man goes on a shooting spree in Maine, U.S., killing two people and wounding three others in the towns of Lee and Benedicta. A manhunt is executed, and the suspect is arrested in Houlton.
In China, a court rules in favor of a gay man who sued a Chongqing electroconvulsive therapy clinic that practises conversion therapy.
The Republican caucuses in the state of Maine finish with Mitt Romney finishing just ahead of Ron Paul.
Republicans in the state of Maine start caucuses which will go on for a week.