Chinese man wins forced gay conversion therapy lawsuit

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Court in Henan province orders a psychiatric hospital to apologise to man and pay £570 in compensation

A gay man in central China has successfully sued a psychiatric hospital over forced conversion therapy, in what activists are hailing as the first such victory in a country where the LGBT rights movement is gradually emerging from the fringes.

A court in Zhumadian, in Henan province, has ordered a city psychiatric hospital to publish an apology in local newspapers and pay the 38-year old man 5,000 yuan (£570) in compensation.

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