Entry #1493: Conversion therapy in Nevada

Current Version

RegionNevada
IssueConversion therapy
StatusBanned
Start DateJan 1, 2018
End Datenow
DescriptionConversion Therapy aimed to change someone's sexual orientation or gender identity done by medical practitioners is illegal. The law however has a religious exemption. The bill however has a religious exemption.
Sourceshttps://www.leg.state.nv.us/Session/79th2017/Bills/SB/SB201_EN.pdf https://rewirenewsgroup.com/article/2017/05/19/nevada-anti-conversion-therapy-law-cites-loophole-pastors/ https://carsonnow.org/story/05/17/2017/sandoval-signs-nevada-senate-bill-prohibits-gender-conversion-therapy-minors


Revision History (4)

Revision by Notdog1996

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueBanned
Value Specialambiguous
Start Date0000-01-012018-01-01
NoteConversion Therapy is currently legal for transgender youths. The law only bans it for LGB youth, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it for all LGBT youths.Conversion Therapy aimed to change someone's sexual orientation or gender identity done by medical practitioners is illegal. The law however has a religious exemption. The bill however has a religious exemption.
Sourceshttp://www.nclrights.org/bornperfect-laws-legislation-by-state/ http://www.nclrights.org/bornperfect-the-facts-about-conversion-therapy/ http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/the-lies-and-dangers-of-reparative-therapyhttps://www.leg.state.nv.us/Session/79th2017/Bills/SB/SB201_EN.pdf https://rewirenewsgroup.com/article/2017/05/19/nevada-anti-conversion-therapy-law-cites-loophole-pastors/ https://carsonnow.org/story/05/17/2017/sandoval-signs-nevada-senate-bill-prohibits-gender-conversion-therapy-minors

Revision by tsusamu

Old Value New Value
ValueNot banned
Value Specialambiguous

Revision by tsusamu

Old Value New Value
ValueNot banned
Value Specialambiguous

Revision by maddyksf

Old Value (Original) New Value
NoteConversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. Though it's not actually ambiguous (It is in fact legal), this is the best indicator of the available options.Conversion Therapy is currently legal for transgender youths. The law only bans it for LGB youth, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it for all LGBT youths.
Reports (6)
  • Status is not correct "It was banned in january 2018"
  • Status is not correct "Nevada has banned conversion therapy "
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/19/us/nevada-conversion-therapy-ban/index.html"
  • Status is not correct "it got banned last year remove this status. "
  • Status is not correct "Status is technically correct, however, SB353, while passed, has been referred to committee for an additional amendment pertaining to gender protections for transgender persons. SB353 makes it illegal to do conversion therapy."

imullin01 created this entry.