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‘Being Gay Is Not A Mental Disorder And Cannot Be Cured’ UK Psychotherapists Warn

Somebody remind me what year it it.

The largest association of psychotherapists in the UK has sent a letter to all of its 30,000 members, telling them that being gay is not a mental disorder and cannot be “cured.”

Pointing to a report by the World Health Organisation “Cures For An Illness Which Does Not Exist” the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) issued a formal change of its policy.

The letter stated that practices such as “conversion or reparative therapies ‘have no medical indication and represent a severe threat to the health and human rights of the affected persons’.”

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