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NCLR Eliminates Remnants of Utah LGBT Censorship Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:  Lauren Gray, Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 NCLR eliminates remnants of LGBT censorship rule in Utah...

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New HRC, NCLR Parent Resource to Protect Children from “Conversion Therapy”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 11, 2017 Sarah McBride | Sarah.McBride@HRC.org | 302-598-4310 Lauren Gray | LGray@NCLRights.org | 215-983-3099   Critical...

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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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New Guide Documents that Over Half of Girls in California’s Juvenile Justice Facilities Are LGBTQ or Gender Nonconforming

Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Impact Justice announce the release of a trailblazing publication entitled “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Questioning, and/or Gender Nonconforming and Transgender Girls and Boys in the California Juvenile Justice System: A Practice Guide.”

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Equality Utah and NCLR Announce Major Lawsuit Challenging Utah’s Anti-LGBT Curriculum Laws on Behalf of Public School Students, Parents, and Teachers

(Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 21, 2016)—Today, Equality Utah and three students, represented by the National Center for Lesbian Rights...

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Seattle Joins Growing Number of Jurisdictions Protecting LGBTQ Kids from Conversion Therapy

(San Francisco, CA, August 1, 2016)—Today, Seattle City Council unanimously voted to protect LGBTQ youth in the city from conversion...

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Vermont Joins Growing Number of Jurisdictions Protecting LGBTQ Kids from Conversion Therapy

(Vermont, Montpelier, May 25, 2016)—Today, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed Senate Bill 132 into law, making Vermont the eighth jurisdiction—behind...

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World’s Largest Psychiatric Association Condemns Conversion Therapy

  (San Francisco, CA, March 23, 2016)—Today, the world’s largest organization of mental health professionals—representing more than 200,000 people in...

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National Organizations Target “Conversion Therapy” Quacks with Historic Federal Consumer Fraud Complaint

(Washington D.C., February 24, 2016)—Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), and the Southern...

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NCLR Applauds Governor Cuomo for Taking Bold Executive Action to End Conversion Therapy in New York

(New York, NY, February 6, 2016)—New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a series of comprehensive regulations to prevent...

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