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Oklahoma’s Sally Kern Wants Special State Protection For Dangerous Anti-LGBT Psychological Abuse

(Oklahoma City, OK, February 23, 2015)—Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), and Freedom...

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Leading Civil Rights Legal Organizations Denounce Anti-LGBT Arkansas Bill, Call on Governor to Veto

(Little Rock, AR, February 21, 2015)—In response to the passage of SB 202 by the Arkansas legislature, the American Civil...

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Samuel Brinton: “A Therapist Told Me I Was Sick”

I never imagined I would be in Geneva, Switzerland, but last week there I was. I was no tourist, I...

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Our Goal—End Conversion Therapy in Five Years

No child should ever be hurt because of who they are. That’s why we started the #BornPerfect campaign to end...

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NCLR Urges U.N. Committee Against Torture to End Conversion Therapy

This Tuesday, I will walk into the historic Palais de Nations in Geneva, Switzerland to meet with representatives of the...

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Coming Out Against Conversion Therapy

Today, on National Coming Out Day, countless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people around the world will find...

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Advocacy: Anti-LGBT Conversion Therapy

NCLR has been at the forefront of the effort to protect LGBT minors from these dangerous and discredited practices by...

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Legislation: Assembly Bill 3371

In 2013, NCLR worked with local advocates in New Jersey to pass Assembly Bill 3371—a law modeled off California’s groundbreaking...

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NCLR Responds to Discriminatory Mississippi Bill Moving to Governor’s Desk

(San Francisco, CA, April 2, 2014)—Late Tuesday, the Mississippi legislature sent a bill to Gov. Phil Bryant that would permit...

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Help Close Discrimination Loopholes in California

It may seem like common sense that the California Supreme Court—our state’s foremost judicial body—would ban judges from belonging to...

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