RECENT  POSTS:  » Where art thou, Jeremy? » Video: Ad for blemish remover/ tourist spot for our new, bettered America » Whether justified or Kim Davis-ed, individualistic rage rarely outplays broader truths » Kim Davis: The almost too perfect coda to the marriage discrimination fight » Anti-gay clerks are going to have to do their jobs. Because of course they are. » Jeb really wants to remind voters of his anti-'same status' plan for gay couples » Maine: NOM finally forced to hand over its tiny, out-of-state, incestuous donor roll » This delusional primary: Huckabee claims 'same-sex marriage is not the law of the land' » The 'Yeah. Duh. Of course' phase of this fight » Trailer: 'Stonewall'  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »


Move over, big gulps and trans fats: NY looks to ban another unhealthy choice

by Jeremy Hooper

Here in the New York City, the finest grocery stores stock all kinds of pricey oils. From basic olive to the more exotic sacha inchi, oils of all kinds are at the culinary minded consumer's disposal.

But while some of these oils skew toward the unhealthy yet are still sometimes utilized due to their downright deliciousness, there is one oil that just won't fly in a state that values its LGBT population. I'm speaking of course of snake oil, the product the the so-called "ex-gay" movement has been trying to skew and spin into palatability for several decades now. The vast majority of New Yorkers recognize that oil for the inorganic processing it requires and the nasty after effects it packs. The vast majority reject it outright.

I'm happy to report that the state legislature is now stopping up its own public safety campaign. Huff Po's Lila Shapiro has the deets:

Bill Aiming To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy For Minors To Be Introduced In New York [Huffington Post]

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper

Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy

Related Posts with Thumbnails