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URGENT: Urge Gov. Bruce Rauner to Protect LGBT Kids

The children of Illinois still need your help, and there’s no time to waste. Governor Bruce Rauner is considering whether...


Oregon Becomes Fourth Jurisdiction to Protect LGBT Kids from Conversion Therapy

(Salem, OR, May 21, 2015)—The National Center for Lesbian Rights and the Human Rights Campaign applaud Oregon Gov. Kate Brown...


NCLR Responds to Indiana Gov. Pence “fix” On Discriminatory Bill

(San Francisco, CA, April 2, 2015)—This afternoon, and minutes after clearing the Indiana State House, Governor Mike Pence signed a...


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...


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...


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...


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...



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...



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...


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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