Gay Teen To NJ Senate Committee On Conversion Therapy: “I Am Not Broken”

jacob rudolphPerhaps the most cruel part of anti-gay conversion therapy is that these young people cannot even defend themselves from being subjected to this harmful practice. I am not broken. I am not confused. I do not need to be ‘fixed.’ And as of this moment, more than 110,000 people from around the country have signed my petition, affirming that it’s time for the New Jersey legislature and Gov. Christie to protect kids from this dangerous practice.”

Jacob Rudolph, an 18-year-old senior who came out to his classmates at Parsippany High School during a assembly, to members of the New Jersey Senate Committee on Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens. The committee voted to pass a bill banning conversion therapy for minors to the Senate for a full floor vote. Gov. Christie has not revealed whether or not he will support the measure. comment on whether he will support Senate Bill S2278.




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