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What Is Conversion Therapy Effective?

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64% of LGBT students in American schools have felt unsafe while at school because of their sexual orientation. If you’re well-versed in the history of civil rights in the United States, you know that LGBT individuals have been discriminated against and attacked in this country for hundreds of years. Only in the summer of 2015 were same-sex marriages legal. Even now, in 2017, most LGBT individuals are not protected from employment and housing discrimination. “Conversion” or “reparative” therapy is still legal in 46 states. Not only is conversion therapy harmful to the patient and their families, it is not effective. It is a violation of child and human rights.
Firstly, when an LGBT youth reveals their identity to their parents, there is a 50%
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