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History
Straight Mens’ Balls, Prostitution Therapy and 9 Other Old-Timey ‘Cures’ for Homosexuality

Doctors used to think that implanting a straight man’s testicle into a gay man’s scrotum would cure his homosexuality. And if you think that’s weird…

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Entertainment
How 4 Non Blondes’ 1992 Hit ‘What’s Up?’ Became a Modern Queer Anthem (Video)

The 4 Non Blondes 1992 hit ‘What’s Up?’ has appeared in at least three queer works of media in the recent past. Here’s how it became a modern queer anthem

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Culture
Dick Water, Dead Parrots, Testicle Transplants: 6 Bizarre Ways People Tried to ‘Cure’ Homosexuality

All of them have been foolish and ill-advised, but some of these wild attempts to cure homosexuality have been especially bizarre

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Culture
This Ridiculous Study Is Still Trying to Prove Conversion Therapy Actually Works

Anti-gay groups are crowing over a new study proving conversion therapy really works, but there are many rather apparent problems with the study

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