Gay Conversion Therapy
California’s ban on sexual orientation conversion therapy for youths under age 18 was upheld by a federal appeals court in San Francisco Thursday.
One of the largest groups engaged in what is called gay-conversion therapy has shut down and apologized and a local lawmaker is relieved.
For the second time in two days, a federal judge in California has issued a decision on the state’s first-of-its-kind law prohibiting licensed psychotherapists from trying to change the sexual orientations of gay minors.
A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked California from enforcing a first-of-its-kind law that bars licensed psychotherapists from working to change the sexual orientations of gay minors.
A federal judge is considering whether to block a first-of-its kind California law that prohibits licensed therapists from counseling gay minors on how to become straight.
Congresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced a resolution calling on other states to follow California’s lead in outlawing gay conversion therapy on minors.