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"Gay cure" ban heads for vote in California

The passage of California's SB 1172 would be the latest in a series of recent actions signaling a widespread condemnation of the practice of "ex-gay therapy."

LETTER TO THE COMMUNITY: Support SB 1172 to ban "ex-gay therapy"

This is a vital moment. California legislation that would protect LGBT youth from a dangerous and scientifically discredited practice known to lead to depression and suicide has already cleared the California Senate and will soon be headed to the Assembly floor for a final vote.

Psychiatrist behind controversial "ex-gay" study retracts original claims

In a move that will no doubt rankle the efforts of anti-gay institutions, the psychiatrist who published a controversial 2001 study proclaiming that "highly motivated" gay and lesbian people could change their sexual orientation is now retracting his initial claims.