Stories tagged: conversion therapy
Fri., April 5, 2019, 12:14 p.m.
International lawyers researching the criminalization of homosexuality met Friday with the Vatican secretary of state and urged the Holy See to publicly oppose such laws and “conversion” therapies for gays.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
Washington bans conversion therapy as harmful to LGBT youth.
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
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.
Senate bill would ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
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.
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
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
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
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 …