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California Conversion Therapy Ban

Another Step Toward Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

Chana Wilson | Posted 11.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Chana Wilson

Hallelujah! The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld California's S.B. 1172, the landmark bill that makes it illegal for licensed California therapists to practice gay conversion therapy on minors. Last April I felt compelled to go to court to hear the appeals case.

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.

Ban On LGBT Conversion Therapy Approved By California Assembly Committee

Mike Spradley | Posted 09.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Mike Spradley

On Tuesday, June 26, the California Assembly's Committee on Business, Professions, and Consumer Protection voted 5-2 in favor of Senate Bill 1172. The bill would prohibit mental-health professionals from trying to change the sexual orientation of minors who are under their care.