Entry #12685: Conversion therapy in Salford

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RegionSalford
IssueConversion therapy
StatusNot banned
Start Date(unknown)
End Date(none)
DescriptionAccording to ILGA, laws in force in United Kingdom do not regulate or restrict sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression change efforts (SOGIECE), regularly known as “conversion therapies”. Conversion therapy ban has been discussed for many years. Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to ban conversion therapy in July 2020 and this was reiterated in the 2021 Queen's Speech. In March 2022, the plans were dropped, only for a partial U-turn just hours later when the government announced that the ban would go ahead but not cover trans people. On January 17 2023, the government announced they'd pass a new law to include transgender people in the conversion therapy ban. Since 2023, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has failed to comment on actually banning practices of Conversion therapy. He is known to be Anti-LGBTQ, and preaches "Save the kids"
Sourceshttps://database.ilga.org/united-kingdom-lgbti https://www.bbc.com/news/explainers-56496423.amp https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/sep/15/anger-as-time-runs-out-for-government-to-ban-conversion-therapy-in-uk


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edited by Macie. Edited to be more accurate

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
Value(REMOVED)Not banned
Special StatusAmbiguousNot banned
Start DateJan 14, 2023(unknown)
DescriptionThe UK government is discussing a ban on conversion therapy. It has been discussed in parliament and the ban is said to be put into effect ‘shortly’ however a specific date has not yet been confirmed.According to ILGA, laws in force in United Kingdom do not regulate or restrict sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression change efforts (SOGIECE), regularly known as “conversion therapies”.

Conversion therapy ban has been discussed for many years. Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to ban conversion therapy in July 2020 and this was reiterated in the 2021 Queen's Speech. In March 2022, the plans were dropped, only for a partial U-turn just hours later when the government announced that the ban would go ahead but not cover trans people.

On January 17 2023, the government announced they'd pass a new law to include transgender people in the conversion therapy ban.

Since 2023, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has failed to comment on actually banning practices of Conversion therapy. He is known to be Anti-LGBTQ, and preaches "Save the kids"
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The UK government is discussing a ban on conversion therapy. It has been discussed in parliament and the ban is said to be put into effect ‘shortly’ however a specific date has not yet been confirmed. According to ILGA, laws in force in United Kingdom do not regulate or restrict sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression change efforts (SOGIECE), regularly known as “conversion therapies”. Conversion therapy ban has been discussed for many years. Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to ban conversion therapy in July 2020 and this was reiterated in the 2021 Queen's Speech. In March 2022, the plans were dropped, only for a partial U-turn just hours later when the government announced that the ban would go ahead but not cover trans people. On January 17 2023, the government announced they'd pass a new law to include transgender people in the conversion therapy ban. Since 2023, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has failed to comment on actually banning practices of Conversion therapy. He is known to be Anti-LGBTQ, and preaches "Save the kids"
Sourceshttps://www.bbc.com/news/explainers-56496423.amphttps://database.ilga.org/united-kingdom-lgbti
https://www.bbc.com/news/explainers-56496423.amp
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/sep/15/anger-as-time-runs-out-for-government-to-ban-conversion-therapy-in-uk
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https://www.bbc.com/news/explainers-56496423.amp https://database.ilga.org/united-kingdom-lgbti https://www.bbc.com/news/explainers-56496423.amp https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/sep/15/anger-as-time-runs-out-for-government-to-ban-conversion-therapy-in-uk

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Original entry
StatusAmbiguous
Start DateJan 14, 2023
End Date(none)
DescriptionThe UK government is discussing a ban on conversion therapy. It has been discussed in parliament and the ban is said to be put into effect ‘shortly’ however a specific date has not yet been confirmed.
Sourceshttps://www.bbc.com/news/explainers-56496423.amp