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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

Stop Conversion Therapy

On May 19, 2015, Congressman Ted W. Lieu introduced the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act (TFPA), the first federal bill banning so-called "conversion therapy". 

Click here for the media advisory giving details about the announcement press conference. 

Click here to read the press release announcing the bill. 

 

Legislation

Click here for a fact sheet on the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act. 

Click here to read the full legislative text. 

Click here for a list of cosponsors and to track the bill's progress. 

 

Partners

Congressman Lieu worked with many brilliant and tireless civil rights, health, education, and interfaith advocates to develop this legislation. Partner organizations include:

American Academy of Pediactrics 

American Counseling Association

American School Counselor Association

API Equality - Los Angeles 

Equality California

GLAAD

GLSEN

Human Rights Campaign

Interfaith Alliance

Los Angeles LGBT Center, 

National Center for Lesbian Rights

National Center for Transgender Equality

National Association of School Psychologists

National Association of Secondary School Principals

PFLAG National

School Social Work Association of America

Southern Poverty Law Center

 

Social Media

The social media conversation surrounding the TFPA can be found by searching for the hashtag #lovedoesntneedacure.  

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