Tag Archive | Washington State

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, […]

Washington State Dept of Health – Options To Change Birth Cert Will Now Be ‘Male/Female/X’

Washington State Dept of Health – Options To Change Birth Cert Will Now Be ‘Male/Female/X’

Washington State residents will now be able to state their gender as X, rather than male or female, thus updating their birth certificates, in the case of transgender, intersex and other non-binary individuals, according to Washington State Department of Health. On December 27, 2017, the Department of Health filed the Rule-making Order to adopt proposed WAC […]