So-called “conversion therapy” claims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity on the premise that "being" LGBTQIA is "a curable mental illness." This fraudulent practice tortures LGBTQIA youth and has been repeatedly discredited and condemned by medical professionals. A bill called the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act would clarify conversion therapy as a deceptive practice with enforceable penalties under the law.
- #BornPerfect by National Center for Lesbian Rights
- Human Rights Campaign on the dangers of "conversion therapy"
Sign the following petitions supporting the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act:
A copy of the White House’s preliminary budget proposal has been released, and it contains a $9.2 billion cut to the Department of Education. $400 million will be spent to expand charter schools and private and religious school vouchers (supported by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos), and $1 billion will be set aside to steer public schools toward so-called “school choice” programs.