A federal district court dismissed a legal challenge seeking to invalidate the State of Washington’s 2018 law protecting minors from conversion therapy by state-licensed therapists.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s executive order today directs state agencies to prohibit payment for conversion therapy for minors and vulnerable adults. This is one of the strongest executive orders in the country and reflects Governor Walz’s understanding that the harms caused by conversion therapy are devastating.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signs an executive directive protecting the state’s LGBTQ youth from harmful conversion therapy.
Today, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed an Executive Order directing the Department of Health Services, the Department of Children and Families (DCF), and the Department of Corrections (DOC) to ensure that no state or federal funds are used to pay for conversion therapy for minors.
The Kentucky Youth Law Project, Inc. (KYLP) and Born Perfect filed a complaint against a licensed clinical social worker in Kentucky. The complaint alleges that a minor was subjected to the unethical and discredited practice of conversion therapy.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett used the dangerous term “sexual preference” in hearings. Coney Barrett implies that sexual orientation can change.