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So called ‘conversion therapy’ also known as conversion practices, suppression practices, reparative therapies, and cure therapies – is a damaging, degrading and discriminatory practice that seeks to change someone’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
On Tuesday 14th September our Manager Vic gave evidence to the Equality, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee alongside Equality Network’s Policy Co-Ordinator Becky Crowther and colleagues from Stonewall Scotland and LGBT Youth Scotland.
Watch the session here, to learn more about why we think so called “conversion therapy” needs to be banned: https://www.scottishparliament.tv/meeting/equalities-human-rights-and-civil-justice-committee-september-14-2021
The Scottish Parliament’s Equality, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee asked for views on the ‘End Conversion Therapy’ Petition between July 16th and August 13th,
You can read the joint submission from Equality Network, Scottish Trans, Stonewall Scotland and LGBT Youth Scotland here: Joint submission to the Scottish Parliament Equality Human Rights and Civil Justice committee call for views on ‘End Conversion Therapy’ Petition August 2021
The Committee asked three questions:
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