New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that he will take Executive action banning public and private health care insurers from covering the dangerous practice of so-called "conversion therapy" in New York state.
The White House announced on Wednesday that the "Administration supports efforts to ban the use of conversion therapy for minors."
A series of petitions have popped up on Change.org calling on various states to ban anti-LGBT "conversion therapy."
Today, GLAAD spokesperson Tiq Milan spoke to MSNBC News Nation's Ayman Mohyeldin about the tragic suicide of transgender 17-year-old girl, Leelah Alcorn, in Kings Mills, Ohio, and the harmful use of so-called "conversion therapy" on LGBT people.
Last week when the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) decided to rebrand itself, they released a "Breaking News" launch video.
The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), the so-called "ex-gay" organization that has been facing many legal challenges and a deteriorating reputation, has decided to rebrand itself.
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California's ban on the use of conversion therapy on LGBT youth will not be challenged or overturned
Jacob Rudolph, GLAAD's Communications and Public Relations Intern and a young LGBT advocate who has already inspired many, gave an empowering speech in front of thousands of people at the NYC Pride Rally to kick off the weekend's pride festivities.