Thousands of Canadians still experience conversion therapy despite bans: report

Conversion therapy not going away, according to Sex Now Survey

Thousands of Canadian men continue to experience conversion therapy in Canada, despite efforts by various levels of government to ban the practice, according to a survey on men’s health.

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Conversion therapy, also known as reparative therapy, aims to change a person’s sexual orientation to heterosexual or gender identity to cisgender. It typically involves talk therapy, medication, and sometimes electric shock therapy.

The Sex Now Survey, published today by Community-Based Research Centre, reviewed findings from more than 7,200 sexual minority men (gay, bisexual, trans, Two-Spirit and queer, or GBT2Q) from Nov. 1 to Jan. 18.

This article was written by Tiffany Crawford and originally posted on The Province. Please click HERE to read the full article.

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Thousands of Canadians still experience conversion therapy despite bans: report
Thousands of Canadians still experience conversion therapy despite bans: report
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