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California Gay Therapy Bill

California 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Ban Challenge Heads To Court

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 06.17.2013 | Gay Voices

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court is to hear arguments Wednesday on whether a first-of-its-kind law that prohibits licensed mental health ...

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.

California Governor Signs Historic LGBT Law

Posted 09.30.2012 | Gay Voices

California Governor Jerry Brown on Saturday signed a historic bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) minors from "repara...

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.