This is awesome news.  Gay conversion therapy is a terrible thing that does real damage to real people.  It is absolutely disgusting that it is done to minors.  Honestly, this is a good first step, but I want a similar law passed in all fifty states. I’m against gay conversion therapy for anybody, but if a consenting adult wants to do this kind of thing, I’m not going to stop them.  That doesn’t mean I’ll like it, but they do have rights.  Minors, however, are often coerced or forced into this “therapy,” and it often does serious psychological damage, sometimes even leading to suicide.  Never mind that it doesn’t work, it does serious harm, and I’m glad that California is taking the lead and banning the practice.