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4/12/19  11:25 pm
Commenter: Elizabeth Matthews

Conversion therapy must be banned
 

As a parent of several LGBTQ+ kids, I support a ban on conversion therapy. Being LGBTQ+ is not a defect that needs fixing; people are born LGBTQ+, it's not something you can stamp out of them, and in fact trying to do so has been shown to be extremely harmful to their mental health. Conversion therapy is a form of abuse and should not be allowed to be peretrated on minor children.

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