Nicolosi died in from complications of the flu, but the misconception that conversion therapy is a legitimate practice lives on. Though activists have been urging Amazon to remove the books for several months, as evinced by a Change. While the church ultimately canceled the event, the books remained available for purchase on Wordery, an online bookseller, and Amazon. After a month had passed with no action, Alan reached out the British Psychological Society and the American Psychological Association — organizations that have acknowledged the harm associated with conversion therapy — in an attempt to gain medical and legal context to strengthen his request. Then, three months after he submitted his first request, something changed. Amazon has not contacted Alan about its removal of the books, but the company confirmed to NBC News that several titles by Nicolosi are no longer available and that it reserves the right to not sell books that go against its content guidelines. Last December, Amazon removed a gay conversion therapy app from a religious group called Living Hope Ministries, which included anti-gay podcasts, articles and devotionals. Currently 18 states, along with the District of Columbia, ban the practice on minors. IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.
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Subscriber Account active since. The books were written by Dr. Joseph Nicolosi, a vocal proponent of so-called gay conversion therapy, who died in The practice of gay conversion therapy purports that people can be "cured" of being homosexual. One activist, in particular, was a driving force behind the removal of Nicolosi's books, which was first reported by Gay Star News. UK-based Rojo Alan became aware of Nicolosi's works after a local church planned to screen a film promoting conversion therapy, although the screening was later cancelled due to protests. Which led me to Jospeh Nicolosi's website and then to his books that were [on] sale on Amazon and [online bookseller] Wordery," Alan told Business Insider via direct message.
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