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Hawaii is 12th State to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Hawaii Now the 12th...

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Washington Law Protects LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 28, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / 215-983-3099   Governor Jay Inslee signs...

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Utah Mayor Gives NCLR’s Kate Kendell Key to the City on Coming Out Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lauren Gray, Communications Director, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 After NCLR victory for LGBTQ youth in Utah State...

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Governor Brian Sandoval signs law ending conversion therapy in Nevada for LGBTQ youth

NCLR’s Born Perfect Campaign adds new win to state-by-state advocacy efforts (San Francisco, CA, May 17, 2017)—Today, Nevada Governor Brian...

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Utah Legislature Passes Historic Bill Repealing Anti-LGBT State Public Education Law

(Salt Lake City, March 8, 2017) – Today, the Utah Legislature passed a bill repealing a state law prohibiting supportive...

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CA Governor Signs Bill Banning State-Funded Travel to States with New Anti-LGBT Laws

(San Francisco, CA, Sept. 27, 2016)—California Governor Jerry Brown today signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1887, authored by Assemblymember Evan Low...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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