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Human Rights Petition: Ecuador's Fake "Clinics" That Torture LGBT in Order to "Cure" Them


World  (tags: LGBT, bigotry, hate, torture, discrimination, petition, gay rights, prison, abuse, starvation, sexual abuse, shackled )

Jenny
- 1056 days ago - change.org
Escaping patients report cases of physical and psychological abuse incl. threats, shackling, days without food, sexual abuse, and physical torture. Paula Ziritti, 24, spend 2yrs in one such facility, 3 months was shackled while guards threw urine on her.



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Regina P. (79)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 4:24 pm
Noted & signed #196., Thanks so much Jenny
 

Jenny Dooley (830)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 8:51 pm
Thank YOU dear Regina!
 

MmAwayAwhile M. (457)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 9:27 pm
Thank you Jenny, sadly I do not have #'s like Regina did, but did sign!
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 12:18 am
SIGNED
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 12:19 am
"cure" them it sounds like they have a disease!
 

. (0)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 7:28 am
Signed, thanks.
 

Vivien Green (150)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 9:40 am
Noted signed and shared on FB. Thank you Jenny.
 

Yvonne F. (172)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 10:12 am
Noted and signed! Thanks, Jenny, for posting those petitions so we have a chance to signe them!
 

Roger M. (0)
Monday October 31, 2011, 1:17 am
Signed, of course. Just mind-boggling that people could behave like this. Thanks for letting us know about it.
 

Jenny Dooley (830)
Monday October 31, 2011, 6:43 am
Naturally we'd rather we didn't HAVE to know about these despicable acts. But if not us then who? Who will make changes otherwise? Who will be the voice for those rendered voiceless?

Thank you for giving your voice, your support where it is urgently needed: Regina, Marilynn, Rose, Judy, Vivien, Yvonne and Roger!
 

Dany Strakova (119)
Monday October 31, 2011, 1:16 pm
done
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Monday October 31, 2011, 1:57 pm
Noted and signed. This is like THE INQUISITION!!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday October 31, 2011, 2:26 pm
done babe.
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday October 31, 2011, 4:53 pm
signed and noted, thanks Jenny
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Monday October 31, 2011, 6:04 pm
Why did I have the impression Ecuador was more enlightened than this? signed
 

Robert O. (12)
Monday October 31, 2011, 6:50 pm
Signed. Thanks Jenny.

Allan, Ecuador (like many South American countries) is enlightened for the most part but it's the religious fanatics and quacks running fake clinics that are the source of this problem. I'm sure you wouldn't want to condemn an entire nation based on its few bad apples.
 

Walter Firth (45)
Monday October 31, 2011, 7:25 pm
Signed.Thanks Jenny.
 

Sylvie Bermannova (39)
Monday October 31, 2011, 10:23 pm
One would think that we have gotten past this out-of-date, erroneous ideas of 'curing' a sexual orientation -- alas, we have not, as I can see. I would call it ridiculous if it were not so tragical for the people who are forced to suffer such 'treatment'. This is, of course, wrong. Petition signed.
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 12:36 am
~Done
 

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 1:11 am
Signed last10/27.Thanks Jenny for posting..
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 3:37 am
noted and signed
 

Naoko I. (262)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 4:46 am
Noted and signed.
 

ewoud k. (73)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 11:21 am
Noted and signed, thanks for posting Jenny!

There's simply no cure for love, be it L, B,H, or whatever.
 

Laura Walls (16)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 12:39 pm
Signed and posted to FB - thanks Jenny!!
 

Dotti Lydon (116)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 12:46 pm
Noted and signed. Agree, ewoud k. No cure for homosexuality and love.
 

alicia m. (100)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 1:32 pm
noted, signed, gracias
 

Taylor isMyName (32)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 1:54 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Jenny.
 

. (0)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 2:41 pm
signed, thnx, Jenny!
 

Jim Phillips (3209)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 3:25 pm
Petition signed.

Ty, Jenny.
.
 

Shelli S. (326)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 4:16 pm
These clinics are brainwashing and abusive. No one should have set foot, in one of those clinics! Signed and noted.
 

Esther Z. (101)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 4:50 pm
Noted. Que pena que mi querido ecuador mantenga esas clinicas abiertas, traumatizando a personas que no estan enfermas y quitandoles sus derechos civiles. Espero que los representates del govierno Ecuatoriano pasen un mandato para cerrar estas clinicas y hacer la terapia de ex-gay illegal!
 

Linda B. (71)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 6:22 pm
Action taken.
 

Barbara Chally (10)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 6:23 pm
How can we help to educate against this misconception when there are too many right in this country who fail to understand in spite of so much evidence that grows day by day of the facts of nature?
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 6:47 pm
Signed, thank you!
 

Phillip I. (67)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 7:15 pm
Yup.
 

Ray M. (0)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 7:19 pm
Disgusting.
 

Lilo Prinz (23)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 7:46 pm
signed and shared
 

Constance F. (433)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 10:05 pm
Signed! Thank you, Jenny.
 

Donna Hamilton (140)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 10:14 pm
Signed.
 

Jennifer M. (78)
Wednesday November 2, 2011, 8:22 am
Signed and noted. Thanks
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday November 2, 2011, 10:45 am
Signed
 

pam w. (191)
Friday November 4, 2011, 7:12 pm
This is horrific! Not surprising....but horrific anyway.
 

Joe R. (189)
Saturday November 12, 2011, 7:47 am
Signed.
 

Margaret K. (19)
Monday November 14, 2011, 8:57 am
Noted and had already signed
 
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