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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.

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.