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Eight Ways Oklahoma Lawmakers are Attacking LGBT People and Their Families

(Oklahoma City, OK, January 26, 2015)—Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), and Freedom...

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NCLR Applauds Virginia Bill Protecting Children from Conversion Therapy

(San Francisco, CA, January 20, 2015)—Today, Virginia Delegate Patrick Hope and Senator Louise Lucas introduced a bill protecting children and...

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The Cost of Awareness

The suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn has prompted widespread media attention, including a focus on her description of how...

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NCLR’s #BornPerfect Campaign Hosts Twitter Town Hall on Conversion Therapy

(San Francisco, CA, January 6, 2015)—The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) will host a Twitter town hall on Thursday,...

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NCLR Statement on the Loss of Leelah Alcorn

(San Francisco, CA, January 2, 2015)—Vigils will be held in Ohio tomorrow to remember 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn and to raise...

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New D.C. Law Protects Youth and Their Families from Harmful Conversion Therapies

(Washington, D.C., December 22, 2014)—Today, Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill that protects youth and their families from...

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D.C. Council Passes Groundbreaking Bill to Protect LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy

(Washington, D.C., December 2, 2014)—Today, the District of Columbia Council unanimously approved a bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

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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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The Human Element: Making Conversion Therapy in the U.S. an International Human Rights Issue

There we were. Around the illustrious circular United Nations briefing tables at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, among the...

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