Harmful Treatment: Conversion therapy’s global reach

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This new pioneering report by OutRight Action International provides a global snapshot of what is known about “conversion therapy” around the world, including who is most vulnerable, what factors lead LGBTIQ people to choose or to be subjected to these harmful practices, what are the main forms of “conversion therapy,” and who are the main perpetrators.

Harmful Treatment: The Global Reach of So-Called Conversion Therapy

This downloadable report is also newly available via a link from this blog’s related article ‘Ex-gay therapy’: What reputable experts have to say.

That article contains excerpts are from the statements of associations of psychologists, psychiatrists and other experts that studied and reached conclusions about therapy aimed at changing sexual orientation (variously called “ex-gay therapy,” “conversion therapy” and “reparative therapy”).

Written by Colin Stewart

Colin Stewart is a 45-year journalism veteran living in Southern California. After his retirement from paid newspaper work in 2011, he launched Erasing 76 Crimes and helped with the Spirit of 76 campaign that assembled a multi-national team of 26 LGBTI rights activists to advocate for change during the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., in July 2012. He is the president of the St. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation, which supports LGBTQ+ rights advocacy journalism, including the Erasing 76 Crimes news site and the African Human Rights Media Network. Contact him via Twitter @76crimes or by email at Mailing address: 21 Marseille, Laguna Niguel CA 92677 USA.

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