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Unanimous passage, quick signing of ban on anti-gay ‘therapy’

A ban on trying to change the sexual orientation of minors through conversion therapy, a discredited practice blamed for everything from depression to teen suicide, was unanimously passed Wednesday by the Senate and speedily signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Continue Reading →

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Connecticut House votes to bar gay ‘conversion therapy’

“As a gay youth and now a gay adult, never was I broken nor in need of being fixed. Being gay is not a disease and therefore does not require a cure.” That’s how Rep. Jeffrey Currey introduced a bill banning the discredited practice of conversion therapy Tuesday. It passed, 141-8. Continue Reading →

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A bipartisan push to ban anti-gay conversion therapy

They were surrounded by Democratic allies, but gay activists tried to avoid partisan politics Monday as they called for passage of a state law banning conversion therapy, the discredited practice of using psychological aversion techniques such as electric shock to change a young person’s sexual orientation. The LGBT community sees potential in Connecticut for a bipartisan victory. Continue Reading →

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