Kentucky Bills Seek To Ban 'Conversion Therapy' For Gay Children

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Published on January 15, 2020 - Duration: 00:51s

Kentucky Bills Seek To Ban 'Conversion Therapy' For Gay Children

"Conversion therapy" is a practice that attempts to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

Bills aimed at the practice have been introduced in the Republican-dominated House and Senate in KY.

Republican Sen.

Alice Forgy Kerr is the lead sponsor of the Senate measure.

Huffpo reports that Kerr referred to the practice as “conversion torture.” Democratic Rep.

Lisa Willner is the lead sponsor of the House bill.

“This practice is in fact not a therapy at all.


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