The Queen announced in her speech yesterday the UK government’s plans to move forward with the ban on conversion therapy.
“Scotland cannot afford to be left behind in banning these abhorrent practices, which have no place in our society. The Scottish Government must act as soon as possible to bring about a comprehensive and final ban on Conversion Therapy.” – Sophie Duncan, End Conversion Therapy Scotland.
Trigger Warning: mention of suicide.
Read the 2009 BioMed Central report on ‘The response of mental health professionals to clients seeking help to change or redirect same-sex sexual orientation‘.