During last year’s Queen’s Speech in the State Opening of Parliament, a law banning conversion therapy was announced
Shrier’s book tries to convince her audience that being transgender is a social contagion, based on a single discredited journal article
John Mason, during debate to ban the practise of conversion therapy compared it to getting therapy- to saying no to eating too much chocolate
"It's hoped this analysis can help decision makers evaluate the massive impact this therapy continues to exact on society as a whole"
“The public don’t know that this is happening all around them, [...] that’s why we need a broad definition of what conversion therapy is"
"Because being yourself is not a crime, because there is nothing to be cured" ~ French President Emmanuel Macron
Some 4,000 U.S. pastors spoke about it from their pulpits in a show of concern about similar laws coming into effect here
According to the report, “rainbow-washing” particularly aims at the trans community for conversion to cisgender identities
The Biden administration’s pledge to champion LGBTQ rights abroad was the dominant international story in 2021
The proposed ban makes it clear UK government intends to use it to prevent trans youth from transitioning, receiving blockers, or hormones