American Psychiatric Association

American Psychiatric Association

Over 35 Health Associations, Providers Urge Trump Admin to Stop Federal Anti-Trans Discrimination

White House
Health National
Over 35 national health care associations and providers have sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, and U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging them to drop reported plans to narrowly define sex as an immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth.  ...
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Conversion Therapy Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth Passes WA State Chambers, Inslee Urged to Sign

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Washington state’s House of Representatives approved SB 5722 - legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called “conversion therapy.” ...
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National Organizations Target ‘Conversion Therapy’ Quacks with Historic Federal Consumer Fraud Complaint

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“Conversion therapy” practices have for decades been linked to serious harm, including depression, substance abuse, and even suicide. ...
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Anti-Conversion Therapy Resolution Introduced by Congresswoman Speier

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Conversion therapy has been rejected as a valid medical practice by organizations like the American Psychological Association for over 40 years. ...
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Iowa Senate Subcommittee Advances Anti-Conversion Bill, Students Meet with Legislators

Luke and Anna meet with Rep. Liz Bennett (center) at One Iowa's Student Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 18, in Des Moines.
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A Senate subcommittee advanced a bill in Iowa that would outlaw conversion therapy - also commonly referred to as ex-gay therapy or reparative therapy. ...
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Caitlin Ryan Honored By American Psychiatric Association

Health
A clinical social worker, researcher and policy expert, Dr. Ryan’s groundbreaking contributions to LGBT health and mental health have spanned nearly 40 years. ...
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