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State Legislation & Policy

March 28, 2018

Washington Law Protects LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 28, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR Communications Director / 215-983-3099   Governor Jay Inslee signs law ending conversion therapy in Washington for LGBTQ youth NCLR’s Born Perfect Campaign Successful in Efforts to Prohibit Conversion Therapy in the state of Washington   OLYMPIA, WA—Today, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law…


Federal Legislation & Policy

March 24, 2018

NCLR, GLAD Respond to Trump’s Trans Military Ban Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2018 Contacts:  Lauren Gray, NCLR / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD / (617) 417-7769 Trump Announces Plan for Implementing His Transgender Military Ban Today’s announcement has no immediate impact, as four federal courts have already prohibited the ban from taking effect, say NCLR and GLAD, the legal organizations leading the fight against Trump’s…


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