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Obama Calls for End to "Conversion Therapies"

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    Barack Obama denounces ‘conversion therapies’ for gays
    By LOUIS NELSON 4/8/15 9:48 PM EDT

    President Barack Obama will call for an end to so-called “conversion therapies” for homosexual and transgender young people. Such therapy, which is also often referred to as “reparative” therapy, is designed to stop feelings of homosexuality or nontraditional gender identification and is often offered by conservative religious groups. It is seen by many, including the American Psychiatric Association, as harmful to the subject’s mental health.

    READ MORE: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/04/barack-obama-denounces-conversion-therapies-for-gays-116797.html

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