ACTION ITEM: Hearing today on H.1190 to Prohibit Subjecting Minors to “Conversion Therapy”

Today, June 6th, the Joint Committee on Children , Families and Persons with Disabilities will convene on Bill H.1190 “An Act relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors” The committee will meet 1-4:30 pm in B-2.

This important legislation seeks to prohibit state licensed mental health professionals from subjecting minors to conversion therapy practices to change sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

For more information on conversion therapy, read this article from the National Center for Lesbian Rights, “#BornPerfect: The Facts About Conversion Therapy.”


Call this committee and ask them to support this incredibly important legislation !!

You can find their info here:
Senate contact: (617) 722-1230
House contact: (617) 722-2011

Bonus action: Email the committee members