New data collected by a B.C. research group indicates that conversion therapy practices are still common across Canada, with as many as one in 10 gay, bi, trans, and queer men and Two-spirit and non-binary people reporting that they’ve experienced the practice.
The study was published Wednesday in the scientific journal PLOS one and used data collected from the Community-Based Research Centre’s (CBRC) 2019 Sex Now survey, which included responses from more than 9,000 participants.
Of the 10 per cent of respondents who said they had experienced conversion therapy, 72 per cent said it started before the age of 20.
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