UK government outlines plans to ban conversion therapy

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A commitment to ban the practice in England and Wales has been set out in the Queen’s Speech BY CARRIE LYELL Conversion therapy is to be banned in England and Wales and a new support fund created to help those affected by the abhorrent practice, it was announced today.  Conversion therapy is the controversial practice [….]

What you need to know about the conversion therapy ban in Northern Ireland

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Other nations in the UK: take note BY HARRIET ARGENT The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted in favour of a motion to ban the practice of conversion therapy.  The motion was passed on Tuesday afternoon (20 April 2021) by an overwhelming 59-24 votes following a long debate with elected representatives from the various political parties. [….]

NEWS: LGBTQI community urges UK Government to legally ban conversion therapy

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It has been almost 1,000 days since the UK Government announced a commitment to ending “the abhorrent practice of conversion therapy”  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA TWITTER In a new campaign brought forward by Stonewall, the UK’s leading charity for LGBTQI equality, a coalition of mental health practitioners, LGBTQI organisations and faith communities are urging [….]