Show up for LGBTQ justice and equity!
LGBTQ Lobby Day 2019, State Capitol, 4/25!
The top legislative priority for OutFront this year is a bill (HF12/SF83) to ban the practice of conversion therapy on LGBTQ youth and to require a warning for anyone over 18 about the harm it is known to cause!
The bill to ban conversion therapy is working its way through the Minnesota House and should easily pass. After that, it becomes a matter of trying to get support for it in the MN Senate. Despite more than 70% of Americans opposing this highly discredited and harmful practice is also condemned by major medical and mental health organization, we are concerned that the Republican-controlled Senate will not even give it a hearing.
Here are some ways to support this important bill:
Attend LGBTQ Lobby Day 2019 at the State Capitol this Thursday, April 25th, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. There will be workshops on LGBTQ advocacy and activism throughout the day, a rally at 11:00 am, and the chance to talk with your MN Representative and Senator about this bill. The guest speaker is Garrard Conley, author of Boy Erased.
Not sure who your reps are? Find out!
Attend the LGBTQ Lobby Day Launch Party on Wednesday April 24th, 8:00 - 10:00 pm. Location provided when you RSVP.