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3/19/19  6:06 pm
Commenter: Dianne Lane

Bunk!
 

Gender identity and sexual orientation are not mental illnesses that require treatment to force alignment to social mores or norms. This debunked practice (see works by the AMA and Pediatric Academy) that document the harm and consequences of such discredited practices. Virginia needs to protect its children from misguided adults who engage in conversion therapy due to sexual or religious bigotry. Ban conversion therapy and hold accountable those who would order and/or practice it. 

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