Bi Links: 4 June 2015

Father of Bisexual Teenager Who Died by Suicide: ‘It’s The Worst Pain You Can Ever Imagine’ (Advocate)

Advocate coverage of the Adam Kizer suicide.

Bisexual Jamaican Deportation Flight Canceled Pending Another Appeal (Advocate)

Deportation is on hold, again, for bisexual Orashia Edwards. His forced flight from the U.K. to his native Jamaica has been canceled, pending another appeal, as he tries to convince British authorities he is, in fact, bisexual.

Can Sexuality Be Changed? (The Atlantic)

A trial in New Jersey this week will determine whether telling gay people that they can become straight constitutes consumer fraud. The ruling might mean the end of so-called “conversion therapies” for good.

For one session that reportedly cost $100, Downing asked Levin to stand in front of a full-length mirror. According to court documents, Downing told Levin to say a negative thing about himself and remove an article of clothing with each criticism. When he was fully naked, Levin alleges that Downing told him to touch his penis and his buttocks. Eventually, Downing said “good,” and the session ended. Downing allegedly tried similar nudity-based methods on other JONAH clients.

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