Skip to comments.California Becomes First State In Nation To Ban ‘Gay Cure’ Therapy For Teens
Posted on 09/30/2012 9:30:56 AM PDT by Steelfish
California Becomes First State In Nation To Ban Gay Cure Therapy For Teens
California state Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, sponsored the bill to ban a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay youth straight.
By James Eng, NBC News California has become the first state in the nation to ban therapy that tries to turn gay teens straight.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed Senate Bill 1172, which prohibits children under age 18 from undergoing sexual orientation change efforts. The law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, prohibits state-licensed therapists from engaging in these practices with minors.
"Governor Brown today reaffirmed what medical and mental health organizations have made clear: Efforts to change minors' sexual orientation are not therapy, they are the relics of prejudice and abuse that have inflicted untold harm on young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Californians," Clarissa Filgioun, board president of Equality California, said in a press release.
Kate Kendell, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, added: Governor Brown has sent a powerful message of affirmation and support to LGBT youth and their families. This law will ensure that state-licensed therapists can no longer abuse their power to harm LGBT youth and propagate the dangerous and deadly lie that sexual orientation is an illness or disorder that can be cured.
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"You can change your body, but you can't change your mind."
But if you want to put your 8 year old boy on sex change therapy and drugs, the state is fine with that
That means it kills the propaganda in the schools to orient children to the gay life style.
Then there will be a law against that too.
This just in....The Democrat-controlled California Legislature has outlawed night.
If only we could have gotten to Barney Frank in time!
It's kinda like Imanutjob in Persia. He states there are no homosexuals in Persia. He is probably correct, the Persians hang homosexuals.
In a related story, California is also considering expanding this to cover minors who believe that they were born the wrong gender, and to bar therapists from trying to convince them otherwise. Additionally, Governor Jerry Brown suggested parents should not be able to prevent their children from seeking medical help with regard to their gender identity. “We need to protect the rights of minors with regard to their sexual preferences and identity” Governor Brown said, “and this should include the right to affirm their gender identity, even if that includes undergoing a medical procedure”. [And the fact that some of you may need this SARCASM tag says a lot, doesn’t it!]
In my opinion, the California Assembly needs to start with their own mental health therapy as does Moonbeam.
Ex-gays are a threat to the homosexual agenda, so the liberals must try and discredit them at all costs. That’s why the MSM gave so much attention to Robert Spitzer, Warren Throckmorton, and Alan Chambers betraying the former homosexuals, not to mention the character assassination of Marcus Bachmann.
Unfortunately the media and liberal politicians/judges will ignore them. The only “former gays” they care about are relapsed, or “unhappy”; “see, gays can’t change and Christians are wrong” is the message they want to spread.
What else would you expect from a state with the biggest gay community in the U.S. and possibly the world?
There are times when you just want to tell them to just go f@&k themselves and then you realize that’s exactly what they want...: )
“I say, equal rights for all. To match this law, there should also be a law that no straights can be cured by sex change operations that make them gay, or by any gay or transgender counseling!
Law is not a one way street, favoring only the pervs.”
You are brilliant.