The Anchorage Assembly voted Aug. 26 to ban conversion therapy for minors after hearing testimony from survivors of the harmful practice.
Royal Oak and Madison Heights, Michigan, ban conversion therapy on minors.
Rep. Kim Banta is one of four Republicans sponsoring efforts in Kentucky, alongside Democrats, to ban conversion therapy and protect youth.
Legislation to ban conversion therapy in Kentucky will get an informational hearing Aug. 25
Conversion therapy survivor Shaneel Lal said New Zealand has become complacent in failing to ban conversion therapy.
Considering a conversion therapy ban. the West St. Paul, Minnesota, City Council has approved the first reading of a proposed ordinance.