Delray moves to ban gay conversion therapy
DELRAY BEACH – The city is poised to join a growing list of Florida cities banning conversion therapy on minors.
The law would prevent licensed professionals such as therapists from attempting to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
The City Commission unanimously approved the measure during a first vote Tuesday night. It will require another round of voting for the measure to take effect.
Rachel Needle, a licensed psychologist who practices in Palm Beach County, said the new rule would help protect youth.
“Research has found that ef-