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Gay Conversion Therapy

A couple celebrates upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Upholds California Ban On Gay Conversion Therapy For Minors

California’s ban on sexual orientation conversion therapy for youths under age 18 was upheld by a federal appeals court in San Francisco Thursday.

08/29/2013

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Gay Conversion Therapy Group Shuts Itself Down; Lawmakers Relieved

One of the largest groups engaged in what is called gay-conversion therapy has shut down and apologized and a local lawmaker is relieved.

06/21/2013

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Judge Refuses To Block California Gay Therapy Ban

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.

12/04/2012

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Judge Temporarily Blocks California Gay Therapy Law

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.

12/03/2012

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California Ban On Gay Change Therapy Faces 1st Legal Test

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.

11/30/2012

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Peninsula Congresswoman Urges Other States To Ban Gay Reparative Therapy

Congresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced a resolution calling on other states to follow California’s lead in outlawing gay conversion therapy on minors.

11/29/2012

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