The White House announced on Wednesday that the "Administration supports efforts to ban the use of conversion therapy for minors."
Last week when the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) decided to rebrand itself, they released a "Breaking News" launch video.
Alec Fischer, a 20-year-old student at the University of Minnesota, is leading the movement to have the discredited practice of "ex-gay" (also known as "conversion" or "reparative") therapy for minors banned in his state. With help from Representative Karen Clark and more than 80,000 supporters, Alec's vision is on its way to becoming law.
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This week, the New Jersey State Senate passed a bill that would ban the use of so-called “ex gay” therapy on minors in a 28-9 vote. But will Governor Christie sign it?
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Richard Socarides, former advisor on gay rights to Bill Clinton, talks with I'm from Driftwood about coming out to his father, Dr. Charles W. Socarides, M.D. who was one of the founders of the theories behind so called "ex-gay therapy."