California became the first state to ban the harmful practice of "reparative therapy" for gay youth.
This week I'd like to send a huge congrats out to California for becoming the first state to ban "therapy" that aims to change sexual orientation of minors. The bill, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown bans mental health practitioners from performing "reparative therapy," which is believed to cause harm. It was signed in just in time, as with the upcoming election, Brown had a Sunday night deadline to consider legislation.
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