Banning So-called “Conversion Therapy” in CT
Update, May 2017:
Victory! After passing the House, HB 6695 An Act Concerning the Protection of Youth from Conversion Therapy passed the Senate in a unanimous bipartisan vote, and was quickly signed into law that day by the Governor on May 10, 2017. Read more.
Update, March 24, 2017:
The conversion therapy ban bill, An Act Concerning the Protection of Youth from Conversion Therapy (House Bill 6695), has passed through the Public Health Committee.
GLAD is a member of the CT Equality coalition and is working hard this session to pass a bill that would make it impermissible for licensed health professionals working with minors to engage in so-called conversion therapy.
The term conversion therapy refers to a range of dangerous and discredited practices that seek to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
Contact your legislators and ask them to protect LGBTQ youth in Connecticut from the harmful practice of conversion therapy.
For more information on this bill visit EqualityCT.org.