Here's How The World Responded To Malta's Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

The good, the confused, and the so whats

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Malta has made headlines all over Europe and beyond for being the first country in Europe to ban gay conversion therapy. A bill was unanimously approved in parliament making it a crime to attempt to cure or erase homosexuals of their sexuality. Prescribing any form of gay cure or remedy could be punishable with fines of up to €10,000, and prison term of up to a year. 

Meanwhile on Reddit...

A snapshot of reactions from around the world came through in the form of comments on a discussion thread about the news. The comments varied in sentiment from disbelief, indifference, and congratulatory. 

Here's a few samples that could potentially mirror reactions to this news both nationally and internationally:

1. The 'wait a minute' reaction

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2. The 'yay us' reaction

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3. The 'conspiracy theory' reaction

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4. The 'so what?' reaction

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5. The 'completely off topic' reaction

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6. The 'if only' reaction

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What was your reaction? Tell us in the comments below.

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Ann Dingli

Ann Dingli writes mostly about art and design. She enjoys friendly debates and has accepted that she's a small person.

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