Obama Supports Banning Conversion Therapy

On April 9, 2015, the White House issued statements condemning the use of conversion therapy on LGBTQ youth.

Yahoo News and Finance Anchor, Bianna Golodrgya, interviewed me about my personal experiences being put through gay conversion therapy — also known as ex-gay therapy, reparative therapy, sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE).

Here is US President Barack Obama’s full statement in support of protecting LGBTQ youth and adults from the ineffective and dangerous practice of conversion therapy:

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/enact-leelahs-law-ban-all-lgbtq-conversion-therapy

Watch this video from the White House sharing their words of support for LGBTQ youth and adults, supporting a ban on conversion therapy:

The US Surgeon General also came out in support of ending this psychologically abusive practice:

http://www.nclrights.org/press-room/press-release/u-s-surgeon-general-supports-efforts-to-protect-lgbt-youth-from-conversion-therapy/

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