Tuesday, September 25



A UCLA study estimated that more than 20,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the United States will undergo therapy from a licensed healthcare professional. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study estimates thousands of LGBTQ teens will undergo conversion therapy

A study released by a UCLA institute estimated that thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the United States will undergo conversion therapy. The UCLA Williams Institute, a UCLA Law think tank that conducts research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy, estimates that more than 20,000 LGBTQ individuals between the ages of 13 and 17 will undergo conversion therapy from a licensed health care professional. Read more...

Photo: A UCLA study estimated that more than 20,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the United States will undergo therapy from a licensed healthcare professional. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A UCLA study estimated that more than 20,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the United States will undergo therapy from a licensed healthcare professional. (Daily Bruin file photo)


The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training program will allow students to conduct public health field work for three days a week from June to August. Students in the program will also receive a $3,000 stipend, housing and meals. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New public health summer program seeks to expose students to field

A new UCLA summer program will give college students interested in public health hands-on experience in the field. Students in the UCLA Public Health Scholars Training program will conduct field work three days a week from June to August with a community-based organization in the Los Angeles area, and will also receive a $3,000 stipend, housing, meals, a metro pass and a paid trip to Georgia, where they will visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training program will allow students to conduct public health field work for three days a week from June to August. Students in the program will also receive a $3,000 stipend, housing and meals. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UCLA Public Health Scholars Training program will allow students to conduct public health field work for three days a week from June to August. Students in the program will also receive a $3,000 stipend, housing and meals. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A proposed amendment to the California Constitution would give the California State Legislature the power to remove University of California Regents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

AFSCME proposes amendment to expel UC Regents by two-thirds vote

The University of California’s largest employee union is advocating for an amendment to the California Constitution that would make it possible to remove UC Regents. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees is proposing that Section 9, Article IX of the state constitution be amended to allow the California State Legislature to expel regents following a two-thirds vote of both houses of the legislature. Read more...

Photo: A proposed amendment to the California Constitution would give the California State Legislature the power to remove University of California Regents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A proposed amendment to the California Constitution would give the California State Legislature the power to remove University of California Regents. (Daily Bruin file photo)



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