Therapy aimed at turning gay kids straight will soon be illegal in California, with the state’s governor declaring he hopes a new law will relegate such efforts
to the dustbin of quackery.
The legislation — which the state Senate passed in May, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law this weekend and will take effect 1 January — prohibits attempts to change the sexual orientation of patients under age 18.
This bill bans non-scientific therapies’ that have driven young people to depression and suicide, Brown tweeted.
These practices have no basis in science or medicine — via redwolf.newsvine.com