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Labour’s dangerous pledge to ban conversion therapy

14 June 2024

2:17 AM

14 June 2024

2:17 AM

An incoming Labour government will enact legislation that could prevent gender-questioning children getting the help they need to come to terms with their biological sex. That is the only conclusion it is possible to draw from Labour’s manifesto, released this morning, which says:

Labour’s approach is wishful thinking at best, and reckless abandon at worst

‘So-called conversion therapy is abuse – there is no other word for it – so Labour will finally deliver a full trans-inclusive ban on conversion practices, while protecting the freedom for people to explore their sexual orientation and gender identity.

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