LGBTQ charities release short film depicting ‘conversion therapy’
A still from the short film, It’s Not Therapy, It’s Abuse (Image: Provided)
A collective of LGBTQ charities led by Stonewall has released a short film depicting the harmful abuse experienced by some under the name ‘conversion therapy’.
The short two-and-a-half minute video – It’s Not Therapy, It’s Abuse – sees a young trans adult undergoing ‘conversion therapy’. The film ends with the caption: “‘Conversion therapy’ is not therapy. It’s abuse.”
‘Conversion therapy’ is the practice by which people seek to change and suppress a person’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity. It is a long-debunked and outdated practice that has been condemned by the likes of the World Health Organisation and many other health experts.
The film also encourages viewers to write to their local MP and ask them