Reasons for Pride: Setbacks for the Right Wing

We've celebrated marriage equality victories, transgender visibility, and more. Now we close LGBT Pride Month with a look at some significant losses for our opponents.

BY Trudy Ring

June 30 2014 5:22 AM ET

“Ex-gay” therapy is getting more and more marginalized.
In November a federal court upheld New Jersey’s law banning use of the practice on minors by state-licensed therapists, following an August ruling that upheld a similar law in California. Activists are still fighting to get bans in other states, but the momentum is against the discredited and harmful so-called therapy. Also, as of the New Year’s Day, a Mormon “ex-gay” therapy group disbanded, following in the footsteps of the most famous “ex-gay” group, Exodus International, which shut down last summer.

Tags: Politics, Pride

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