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California Ex Gay Therapy Bill

Mike Huckabee Has Harsh Words For 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Ban

Posted 04.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Mike Huckabee is sounding off on controversial California legislation banning therapy that aims to turn gay patients straight. On the April 18 ins...

SPLC Applauds Gov. Jerry Brown For Leading Nation, Protecting Children By Fighting Dangerous Conversion Therapy

Christine P. Sun | Posted 12.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Christine P. Sun

This dangerous and discredited "therapy" -- sometimes known as "reparative therapy" or "ex-gay therapy" -- claims to change people from gay to straight. The new law, which takes effect Jan. 1, not only protects California children but paves the way for a national effort to end this dangerous practice.

Will California's 'Gay Conversion' Ban Be Proposed In Other States?

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 10.02.2012 | Gay Voices

SAN FRANCISCO -- Gay rights advocates are making plans to get other states to join California in banning psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers s...

California May Ban Sexual Orientation Change Efforts for Youth

Jessica Arevalo | Posted 11.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Jessica Arevalo

I interviewed James Guay, Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) and member of the LGBTQ Psychotherapy Association, on his experience with sexual orientation change efforts as well as his advocacy around the proposed bill.

California Inches Closer To Ban On 'Ex-Gay' Conversion Therapy

Posted 08.26.2013 | Gay Voices

The California State Assembly has approved a groundbreaking ban on so-called "ex-gay" or reparative therapy aimed at changing sexual orientation in mi...

Landmark California Bill Would Protect Gay Minors

Chana Wilson | Posted 10.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Chana Wilson

Passage of California's bill S.B. 1172 would be a monumental, tremendous step toward halting the damage enacted on minors by therapy aimed at converting them to be something other than their true, beautiful, and essential selves.