Fifth of LGBTQ+ people in UK subjected to conversion practices

Polling comes amid Conservative backbench unrest at government plan to ban conversion practices

More than 400,000 people who are gay, transgender or non-binary have been subjected to someone trying to change, “cure” or suppress their sexual orientation or gender identity, according to new research that suggests a proposed ban on conversion practices will have a wider impact than previously thought.

Polling for Galop, an LGBTQ+ anti-abuse charity, found that one in five LGBTQ+ people and more than a third of trans people in the UK have been subjected to attempted conversion, which campaigners describe as abuse.

Continue reading…

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

@OlmecEmpComm

Fifth of LGBTQ+ people in UK subjected to conversion practices https://t.co/RzhcmLWUJZ

Posted on: 2023-01-29 15:17