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Illinois Bill Protecting LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy Moves to Governor

(Springfield, IL, May, 29, 2015)—Today, the Illinois State Senate voted 34-19 to pass House Bill 217, the Illinois Youth Mental...

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NCLR Applauds Senator Booker’s Resolution Calling on States to Protect LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy

(San Francisco, CA, May 21, 2015)—Today, U.S. Senator Corey Booker (D-NJ) introduced the “Stop Harming Our Kids” (SHOK) Resolution of...

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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...

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Oregon to Join California, New Jersey, & DC in Protecting LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy

(Salem, Oregon, May 7, 2015)—Today, the Oregon State Senate passed HB 2307, a bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

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NCLR Welcomes Congresswoman Speier’s Resolution Calling on States to Protect LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy

(San Francisco, CA, April 14, 2015)—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14th) introduced the “Stop Harming Our Kids” (SHOK) Resolution of...

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U.S. Surgeon General Supports Efforts to Protect LGBT Youth From Conversion Therapy

(Washington, DC, April 10, 2015)—Today, Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., the United States Surgeon General, joined a growing chorus...

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The President Joins Our Fight

Nine months ago, NCLR launched our #BornPerfect campaign to end the use of conversion therapy on LGBTQ youth in five...

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White House Calls on States to Protect LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy

(Washington, DC, April 8, 2015)—Today, the White House released its statement in response to a petition calling for federal action...

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Louisiana High School to Allow Lesbian Student to Wear a Tux to Prom

(Monroe, Louisiana, April 7, 2015)—Today, Carroll High School Principal Patrick Taylor and Monroe City School Board President Bishop Rodney McFarland...

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Equality Texas, HRC, and NCLR Applaud Introduction of Bill to Protect Kids from Conversion Therapy in Texas

(Austin, March 13, 2015)—Today, Texas State Representative Celia Israel introduced a bill that would protect youth and their families from...

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