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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...


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...


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,...



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...


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...


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,...


U.N. Committee Raises Concern About LGBT Conversion Therapy in U.S.

(Geneva, Switzerland, Nov. 12, 2014)—For the first time in its history, today the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) expressed...


NCLR’s #BornPerfect Campaign Forms Advisory Committee

(San Francisco, CA, October 22, 2014)—Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights announced the formation of the #BornPerfect Advisory Committee,...


Federal Appeals Court Upholds New Jersey Law Prohibiting Conversion Therapy for Minors

Court Rejects Anti-LGBT Groups’ Constitutional Challenges to Law (Trenton, NJ, September 11, 2014)—Today, a panel of the United States Court...


NCLR Representing Conversion Therapy Survivor who Alleges Sexual Abuse by School Leader After Coming Out

(DeSoto County, MS, August 27, 2014)—Yesterday, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) helped file a complaint with the DeSoto...


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