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.
The California State Assembly has approved what supporters say would be the nation’s first ban on a form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay people straight.
The state Senate has approved what supporters say would be the nation’s first ban on a form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay people straight.
A key State Senate committee approved a bill Monday that would ban what’s known as “reparative” or “sexual orientation change” therapy for minors.