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New York State Senate Moves to Protect Minors From Gay Conversion Therapy

4 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

The New York state Senate voted to become the 15th state to ban gay conversion therapy on minors Tuesday, legally declaring that “being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender is not a disease, disorder, illness, deficiency, or shortcoming.”
The bill was passed by the Democratic-majority state senate, and will be signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo as soon as next week, NBC News reports.
The N.Y. state Senate also voted to pass the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act , which prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression and classifies offenses based on such identities...
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NY to ban gender identity discrimination, anti-gay therapy

4 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

Lawmakers in New York state have voted to ban gay conversion therapy and add gender identity and expression to the state's anti-discrimination laws. The measures passed the Senate and Assembly...
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