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: