Utah Becomes Latest State To Ban Discredited LGBTQ 'Conversion Therapy'

Utah Becomes Latest State To Ban Discredited LGBTQ 'Conversion Therapy'

Marchers raise a rainbow flag during the 2018 Pride parade in Salt Lake City. Late Tuesday, state regulators implemented a ban on "conversion therapy" aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBTQ young people.A host of medical experts has rejected the practice — aimed at changing a patient’s sexual orientation — as “futile and destructive.” In Utah, the ban took effect with a regulatory change Tuesday.

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Source: NPR Politics
Utah Becomes Latest State To Ban Discredited LGBTQ 'Conversion Therapy'

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