Stories tagged: conversion therapy
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
Conversion therapy for LGBT youth banned in Washington state
Washington bans conversion therapy as harmful to LGBT youth.
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Washington Legislature approves conversion therapy ban
The Washington Legislature has passed a bill to ban licensed therapists from trying to change a minor’s sexual orientation.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
WA Senate bill would ban conversion therapy
Senate bill would ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
Gays can be reformed, just like arsonists, Trump’s new domestic policy adviser has said
Ken Blackwell, tapped last week by President-elect Donald Trump to head domestic policy during the businessman’s transition to the White House, has made anti-LGBT statements for years. Among them: Homosexuality …
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 4:25 p.m.
Seattle City Council bans ‘conversion therapy’ for gay youngsters
The Seattle City Council has unanimously passed an ordinance to bar the practice of conversion therapy to try to make gay young people straight.
Wed., April 22, 2015
Washington bill to ban certain therapies for gay youth likely dead
OLYMPIA – A bill to ban therapies that try to change the sexual orientation of homosexual youths is likely dead for this legislative session. Although both chambers gave strong support …
Fri., April 10, 2015
House passes ban on therapies that try to change sexual orientation
OLYMPIA – The House moved to ban therapy that some believe can change homosexual orientation and others contend is dangerous and ineffective. It passed a revised version of a Senate …
Fri., Feb. 21, 2014
Washington lawmakers weigh gay conversion therapy
OLYMPIA – Doctors and licensed therapists in Washington could soon be barred from trying to turn gay teens straight through techniques known as “conversion therapy.” A bill would label such …