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US: New Resource for Parents to Protect Children from Dangerous ‘Conversion Therapy’

US: New Resource for Parents to Protect Children from Dangerous ‘Conversion Therapy’

Yesterday (11th September) the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of America’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), a US national legal organization committed to advancing LGBTQ equality since 1977, released Just As They Are, a comprehensive resource for parents on the harmful practice known as […]

US: Illinois Now Fifth Jurisdiction to Protect LGBTQ Kids from Conversion Therapy

US: Illinois Now Fifth Jurisdiction to Protect LGBTQ Kids from Conversion Therapy

New Law Goes Into Effect January 1, 2016 Yesterday, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 217 into law, making Illinois the fifth jurisdiction—behind California, New Jersey, the District of Columbia, and Oregon—to protect LGBTQ youth from the dangers of conversion therapy. House Bill 217, which protects LGBTQ youth from mental health providers attempting to […]