by Michael Halpern, Union of Concerned Scientists
Last night, the White House called for a ban on so-called “conversion therapy,” or attempts to change sexual orientation. This dangerous and sometimes life-destroying form of quackery has continued for too long. Bravo to the president for throwing his administration’s weight behind the evidence. The abhorrent practice needs to stop.
All relevant major medical and related societies have condemned the practice. All. Of. Them. Read the entire story.