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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...

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 ...

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.

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.