17 Jun '11, 4pm

How can such a forward thinking city be so backward and hateful. Hong Kong hires Gay Cure doctor? #epicfail #hongkong

How can such a forward thinking city be so backward and hateful. Hong Kong hires Gay Cure doctor? #epicfail #hongkong

Hong Kong has hired a prominent local psychiatrist who claims he can 're-wire' homosexuals as a trainer for its social welfare staff, sparking outrage among gay rights activists on Friday. -- PHOTO: AFP HONG KONG - HONG Kong has hired a prominent local psychiatrist who claims he can 're-wire' homosexuals as a trainer for its social welfare staff, sparking outrage among gay rights activists on Friday. Critics said the move could be the world's first government-sponsored training session on gay conversion therapy, which includes prayer, cold showers and practising abstinence as a way to avoid same-sex relationships. 'The government seems to think that homosexuals are possessed by evil spirits and needed to be 'cleansed' or 'cured' through conversion therapy,' Joseph Cho, a spokesman for gay rights group Rainbow Action, told reporters during a protest outside the city's Socia...

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