Conversion Therapy Ban Passes in NY

But religious exemptions gut the law

The fight again gay conversion therapy is gaining momentum, but recent legislative success might be an illusion.

The New York State Legislature just voted to bar licensed mental health professionals from practicing gay “conversion therapy” on minors. According to NBC News, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign the…



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James Finn

James Finn is an LGBTQ columnist, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.