Resources on Conversion Therapy

The Living Out Team 1 week ago
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Today the UK government has announced a proposed new law which will ban conversion practices. The announcement is the latest development in discussions about a proposed ban that have been going on for several years. The exact wording of the proposed legislation has yet to be released and will follow in the near future.

In light of the government’s announcement, we felt it might be helpful to highlight some of our resources on the topic of conversion therapy.

Does Living Out Support ‘Gay Cure’ or ‘Reparative Therapy’?

In this article, our Ministry Director, Ed Shaw, outlines Living Out’s opposition to conversion therapy.

Should Conversion Therapy Be Banned? (Questions No One Wants To Answer #1)

We discussed the question of whether conversion therapy should be banned in the first episode of our podcast series, ‘Questions No One wants to Answer’.

Ban Conversion Therapy, But Don't Ban Support

In this blog, Andrew shares how important it is that appropriate spiritual support, support that has benefited him and many others like him, is not criminalised through a conversion therapy ban.

My New Interest in Human Rights

Written amidst an earlier stage of discussions about the upcoming ban, Ed here reflects on the importance of any ban upholding human rights for all people.

Still Time to Care: A Review

A review of Greg Johnson’s book, Still Time to Care: What We Can Learn from the Church’s Failed Attempt to Cure Homosexuality, which explores the failure of the ex-gay movement and a better way forward for the church.

You can find all our resources on the topic of conversion therapy here.