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Hawaii: House of Reps Passes Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

Hawaii: House of Reps Passes Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

LGBT rights group, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) have hailed a vote by Hawaii’s House of Representatives, approving SB 270 — legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called ‘conversion therapy’. Several amendments were added to the bill, sending it to conference committee before it can move to Governor David Ige’s […]

US: WA State Legislature Sends Bill on LGBTQ ‘Conversion Therapy’ to Governor Inslee

US: WA State Legislature Sends Bill on LGBTQ ‘Conversion Therapy’ to Governor Inslee

Last week, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) America’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization, urged Washington Governor Jay Inslee to sign SB 5722 — legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called ‘conversion therapy’.   Previously passed by both chambers, the Washington State Senate concurred with amendments that had been added by […]

US: Legislation to Protect LGBTQ Youth from ‘Conversion Therapy’ in WA

Yesterday (16th) the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization, hailed a vote by Washington state’s House Committee on Health Care & Wellness advancing SB 5722 — legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called ‘conversion therapy.’ HRC urged the Washington House of Representatives to pass the measure, […]

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 […]