Yet these are just some of the dangerous techniques that so-called “conversion therapy”—the ineffective and discredited practices that attempt to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity—uses. Shockingly, conversion therapy remains legal in Connecticut—even for children.
Imagine, as a parent, a medical professional recommending to you that your child undergo a therapy regimen that includes induced vomiting or paralysis, electric shocks, and extreme shaming. Chances are, you would not request it for your child, nor would ethical medical professionals provide the treatment.
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