Program Supporters

A broad range of bipartisan supporters—including those representing mental health, faith, civil rights, youth advocacy, and reproductive justice groups—have come out in favor of efforts to end conversion therapy.

More than 100 leaders and organizations have signed onto the efforts so far. To add your name or organization, contact Born Perfect Co-Founder Mathew Shurka at

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Program supporters

Mental Health Organizations

  • A Home Within
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, California Division
  • American Group Psychotherapy Association
  • American Mental Health Counselors Association
  • American Psychoanalytic Association
  • Aniz, Inc.
  • Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
  • Child and Adolescent Gender Center
  • Gaylesta: The LGBTQ Psychotherapy Association
  • GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality
  • Mental Health America
  • National Association for Children’s Behavioral Health
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery
  • No Health without Mental Health
  • The Trevor Project
  • Witness Justice
  • Robert E. Diaz, LCSW
  • Jeanne Courtney, MFT

(Read the Open Letter From Mental Health Organizations)

Faith Leaders

  • Unitarian Universalist Association
  • Faith In America
  • Presbyterian Welcome
  • Religious Institute
  • Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual (WATER)
  • Rev. Dr. Constance M. Baugh
  • Francis DeBernardo, Executive Director, New Ways Ministry
  • Rev. Brian D. Ellison, Executive Director, Covenant Network of Presbyterians
  • Rev. Dr. Marvin M. Ellison, Founder, Religious Coalition Against Discrimination
  • Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gady, President, Interfaith Alliance
  • Rev. Annie Gonzalez, Young Adult and Campus Ministry Associate, Unitarian Universalist Association
  • Rev. Debra W. Haffner, President and CEO, Religious Institute
  • Rev. Anita C. Hill, Acting Director, ReconcilingWorks: Lutherans for Full Participation
  • Min. Yeshua A. Holiday, National Liaison, TransSaints Ministry of the Fellowship of Affirming Ministries
  • Rev. Kierstin Homblette, Beloved Community Coordinator, Unitarian Universalist Congregations of Colorado
  • Rabbi Debra Kolodny, Executive Director, Nehirim
  • Rev. Kurt Kuhwald, Professor of Practical Arts & Prophetic Engagement, Starr King School for the Ministry
  • Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis, Senior Minister, Middle Collegiate Church
  • Rev. Benjamin McKelahan, Pastor, Church of the Parables
  • Alex Patchin McNeill, Executive Director, More Light Presbyterians
  • Rev. Cheri Metier, Pastor, Revelation Christian Church
  • Rev. Mary M. Moore, Miami Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
  • Rev. J. Cody Nielsen, United Methodist Campus Minister, Wesley Foundation, University of Minnesota
  • Rev. Darlene Nipper, Deputy Executive Director, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund
  • Chett Pritchett, Executive Director, Methodist Federation for Social Action
  • Rev. John Russell Stanger, Minister for Advocacy and Education, Presbyterian Welcome

(Read the Open Letter From Faith Leaders)

Youth Advocates

  • Advocates for Youth
  • Center for Children’s Law and Policy
  • Children’s Law Center
  • Children’s Law Center of California
  • Kentucky Youth Law Project, Inc.
  • Legal Services for Children
  • National Center for Youth Law
  • National Council on Crime and Delinquency
  • Pridelines Youth Services
  • Youth Law Center

(Read the Open Letter From Youth Advocates)

LGBT Groups

  • CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers
  • Family Equality Council
  • Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
  • Gay-Straight Alliance Network
  • GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • Interfaith Alliance
  • It Gets Better Project
  • Japanese American Citizens League
  • Log Cabin Republicans
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights
  • National Council of Jewish Women
  • National Equality Action Team (NEAT)
  • Transgender Law Center
  • The Trevor Project
  • True Colors Fund
  • All Under One Roof LGBT Advocates of S.E. Idaho (Pocatello, ID)
  • Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth (BAGLY)
  • Brooklyn Community Pride Center (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Center for Artistic Revolution (Little Rock, Arkansas)
  • Center on Halsted (Chicago, Illinois)
  • The Center (Wichita, Kansas)
  • Cimarron Alliance Equality Center (Oklahoma City, OK)
  • Colorado Springs Pride (Colorado Springs, CO)
  • Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Equality Kansas
  • Gay and Lesbian Services Organization of Lexington, Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
  • Hudson Pride Connections Center (Jersey City, NY)
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual Community Center of Greater Cleveland (Cleveland, OH)
  • The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (New York, NY)
  • LGBT Center of Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)
  • LGBTQ Community Center Fund (Portland, OR)
  • LIKEME Lighthouse (Kansas City, MO)
  • Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center (Memphis, TN)
  • Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Milwaukee, WI)
  • Montrose Center (Houston, TX)
  • New Haven Gay and Lesbian Community Center (New Haven, CT)
  • North County LGBTQ Resource Center (Oceanside, CA)
  • Oasis Youth Center (Tacoma, WA)
  • one•n•ten (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Outlinc (Lincoln, Nebraska)
  • OutCenter (Benton Harbor, MI)
  • OUTright Youth of Catawba Valley (Hickory, NC)
  • Pride Center of Vermont
  • Project TAG (Tyler, TX)
  • Rainbow Center (Tacoma, WA)
  • Resource Center (Dallas, TX)
  • Ruth Ellis Center (Highland Park, MI)
  • Dr. Delores A. Jacobs, CEO, The San Diego LGBT Community Center (San Diego, CA)
  • Staten Island LGBT Community Center (Staten Island, NY)
  • Time Out Youth Center (Charlotte, NC)
  • Triangle Community Center (Norwalk, CT)
  • Wichita Kansas Center (Wichita, KS)

(Read the Open Letter From LGBT Groups)

Reproductive Justice Groups

  • Advocates for Youth
  • Forward Together
  • Institute for Science and Human Values
  • National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
  • National Network of Abortion Funds
  • National Organization for Women
  • National Women’s Health Network
  • Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)

(Read the Open Letter From Reproductive Justice Groups)