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Bill to Protect LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy Moves to NY Senate

What an exciting week for LGBT equality! On Monday, the New York State Assembly passed a bill that will protect LGBT youth from conversion efforts.

This news comes on the heels of the passage of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA). As we celebrate these wins, we must also recognize that time  is of the essence. We have just days left before the State Legislature closes its doors until 2015.

We must build on the momentum that we’ve seen this week and call on the New York State Senate to pass GENDA and the bill to protect LGBT youth from conversion therapy this session!

Below you’ll find the phone numbers for the Senate leadership, and you can find your local Senator’s contact information hereCall today and help make 2014 more equal for LGBT New Yorkers!

Dean Skelos, Senate Republican Leader
District Office
Phone: 516-766-8383
Albany Office
Phone: 518-455-3171

Tony Avella
District Office
Phone: 718-357-3094
Albany Office
Phone: 518-455-2210

David Carlucci, Independent Democratic Conference Whip
District Office
Phone: 845-623-3627
Albany Office
Phone: 518-455-2991
Ossining Office
Phone: 914-941-2041

Jeffrey D. Klein, Independent Democratic Conference Leader & Majority Coalition Leader
District Office
Phone: 718-822-2049
Albany Office
Phone: 518-455-3595

Diane J. Savino, Independent Democratic Conference Liaison to the Executive Branch
District Office
Phone: 718-727-9406
District Office 2
Phone: 718-333-0311
Albany Office
Phone: 518-455-2437

David J. Valesky, Deputy Independent Democratic Conference Leader for Legislative Operations
District Office
Phone: 315-478-8745
Albany Office
Phone: 518-455-2838

Together we will make history!

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