Massachusetts Is Now the 16th State to Ban Conversion Therapy

“Massachusetts has become the latest state to ban the use of conversion therapy on minors. Monday night, Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill into law making the ban on the disproven method effective immediately.

The bill was initially passed in the Massachusetts House in March in an overwhelming 147-8 vote. As written, it prevents all licensed therapists from the practice wherein the focus is changing a person’s gender or sexuality. There is no scientific basis for the tactics…” – via Out