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NCLR Protects LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy with New Toolkits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / 215-983-3099 NCLR Launches Toolkits to Protect LGBTQ Youth in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems from Conversion Therapy NCLR says, “While a child is in the care of the State, it is critical that State systems ensure they are protected from this harm” SAN FRANCISCO—The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) today released two...

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Maryland Now 11th State to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy: NCLR Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Maryland Becomes 11th State to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy Conversion therapy survivor and NCLR Born Perfect Strategist Mathew Shurka says, “By sharing our stories, survivors like Meagan Simonaire and myself can help change hearts and minds to protect LGBTQ youth.” WASHINGTON, D.C.—Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today signed a bill into law that will...

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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 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 SB 5722, legislation that protects LGBTQ...

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Unanimous Vote: Florida County Protects LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099  Florida’s Broward County Passes Ordinance to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy by Unanimous Vote NCLR says, “Today’s unanimous vote speaks to the power of survivor stories and the indisputable evidence that conversion therapy is not only ineffective—it devastates our young people and community” (FORT LAUDERDALE,...

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