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Appeals court temporarily blocks California law banning "ex-gay" therapy

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday temporarily delayed the start date of a new California law that protects LGBT youth from therapists who try to change their sexual orientation despite warnings by medical experts that these discredited practices put youth at risk of serious harm.

House resolution would protect LGBT youth from "ex-gay" therapy

“Stop Harming Our Kids” resolution calls on states to protect LGBT youth from dangerous and discredited practices by mental health professionals who falsely claim to be able to change their sexual orientation or gender identity.