Parent-Initiated Sexual Orientation Change Efforts With LGBT Adolescents: Implications for Young Adult Mental Health and Adjustment

Dr. Caitlin Ryan, Director of the Family Acceptance at San Francisco State University published an article in the Journal of Homosexuality examining the effects of sexual orientation change efforts (also known as conversion therapy) by parents, therapists, and religious leaders. Check out Just As They Are, a resource from HRC and the National Center for Lesbian Rights, on protecting children and youth from the harms of conversion therapy.

This information was originally posted in the All Children - All Families enewsletter published by Field Forward November 30, 2018.