In an online letter posted on Wednesday, the White House threw its support behind state efforts to ban so-called conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors.
Some activists say proposed legislation doesn’t address all the ways so-called conversion therapy is actually practiced.
If, in the broader sense, “conversion therapy” is any set of actions designed to convince trans people to abandon our genders and sexes, governments large and small are the biggest offenders out there.
Religious conservatives challenged the California law, arguing it violated their First Amendment rights.
The 2014 Texas GOP platform endorses “reparative therapy” for gay and lesbian Texans, removes a call for new pathways to citizenship, and thanks lawmakers for “pro-life” legislation.
The 49th anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut shows how little progress we’ve made in the fight for reproductive autonomy.
Reproductive rights activists help defeat a proposed abortion restriction in Louisiana, while a bunch of new restrictions pop up in states across the country.
What’s the link between big money donors like the Koch brothers and the wave of anti-choice restrictions?
Earlier this year, New Jersey became the second state to ban reparative therapy—the practice of trying to change a person’s sexual orientation—for minors. Now a couple is suing, saying that their son wants this therapy and should be allowed to get it.
In a unanimous opinion, a three-judge panel ruled the first-of-its-kind law did not violate the First Amendment.