California Bans “Ex-Gay” Therapy For Those Under 18
Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation making California the first state to outlaw “sexual orientation change efforts.”
This bill would prohibit a mental health provider, as defined, from engaging in sexual orientation change efforts, as defined, with a patient under 18 years of age. The bill would provide that any sexual orientation change efforts attempted on a patient under 18 years of age by a mental health provider shall be considered unprofessional conduct and shall subject the provider to discipline by the provider’s licensing entity.Click here for reuse options!
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