Entry #2874: Conversion therapy in Poland

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RegionPoland
IssueConversion therapy
StatusNot banned
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionConversion therapy is not Banned in Poland. The attitude of homosexuality as a disease is still commonplace
Sourceshttps://www.rainbow-europe.org/#8653/0/0


Revision History (13)

Revision by Canadianstudent03. The previous status and description was incorrect

Old Value New Value (Current)
Value(REMOVED)Not banned
Special StatusAmbiguousNot banned
DescriptionPoland does not view homosexuality as a disease, and as such any patient has the right to deny any therapy forced upon them. Otherwise it's a very uncommon practice in Europe. No official ban though.Conversion therapy is not Banned in Poland. The attitude of homosexuality as a disease is still commonplace
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Poland does not view homosexuality as a disease, and as such any patient has the right to deny any therapy forced upon them. Otherwise it's a very uncommon practice in Europe. No official ban though. Conversion therapy is not Banned in Poland. The attitude of homosexuality as a disease is still commonplace

Revision by aesper. Edit.

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ValueNot banned(REMOVED)
Special Status(REMOVED)Ambiguous
DescriptionNo ban as of 2023, this isn’t likely to change because many poles ignorantly view homosexuality as a disease Poland does not view homosexuality as a disease, and as such any patient has the right to deny any therapy forced upon them. Otherwise it's a very uncommon practice in Europe. No official ban though.
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No ban as of 2023, this isn’t likely to change because many poles ignorantly view homosexuality as a disease Poland does not view homosexuality as a disease, and as such any patient has the right to deny any therapy forced upon them. Otherwise it's a very uncommon practice in Europe. No official ban though.
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "There is no law banning conversion therapy, thus it is legal"
  • Status is not correct

Revision by Canadianstudent03. No ban as of 2023, this isn’t likely to change because many poles ignorantly view homosexuality as a disease

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Value(REMOVED)Not banned
Special StatusAmbiguous(REMOVED)
DescriptionEvery doctor, who would like to undertake conversion therapy in Poland, must expect that his activity will be considered illegal if patient submits a complaint under existing regulations, because in Poland homosexuality and transsexualism are not considered as diseases and there are legal protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.No ban as of 2023, this isn’t likely to change because many poles ignorantly view homosexuality as a disease
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Every doctor, who would like to undertake conversion therapy in Poland, must expect that his activity will be considered illegal if patient submits a complaint under existing regulations, because in Poland homosexuality and transsexualism are not considered as diseases and there are legal protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. No ban as of 2023, this isn’t likely to change because many poles ignorantly view homosexuality as a disease
Sourcesfile:///C:/Users/Oem/Downloads/PPM-4-2020_170x240+pages+5+-+65.pdfhttps://www.rainbow-europe.org/#8653/0/0
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file:///C:/Users/Oem/Downloads/PPM-4-2020_170x240+pages+5+-+65.pdf https://www.rainbow-europe.org/#8653/0/0

Revision by aesper. status

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ValueNot banned(REMOVED)
Special Status(REMOVED)Ambiguous

Revision by Andrei. Better

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Value(REMOVED)Not banned
Special StatusAmbiguous(REMOVED)

Revision by aesper. status

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ValueNot banned(REMOVED)
Special Status(REMOVED)Ambiguous

Revision by Andrei. Better

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Value(REMOVED)Not banned
Special StatusAmbiguous(REMOVED)

Revision by JuliaB. the situation is ambiguous

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ValueNot banned(REMOVED)
Special Status(REMOVED)Ambiguous
Start DateMay 12, 2015(NONE)
DescriptionNo laws in place. As well their is still the attitude that homosexuality is a disease. Conversion therapy ban pending.Every doctor, who would like to undertake conversion therapy in Poland, must expect that his activity will be considered illegal if patient submits a complaint under existing regulations, because in Poland homosexuality and transsexualism are not considered as diseases and there are legal protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
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No laws in place. As well their is still the attitude that homosexuality is a disease. Conversion therapy ban pending. Every doctor, who would like to undertake conversion therapy in Poland, must expect that his activity will be considered illegal if patient submits a complaint under existing regulations, because in Poland homosexuality and transsexualism are not considered as diseases and there are legal protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Sourceshttps://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/03/21/half-of-europes-doctors-think-being-gays-a-disease/file:///C:/Users/Oem/Downloads/PPM-4-2020_170x240+pages+5+-+65.pdf
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https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/03/21/half-of-europes-doctors-think-being-gays-a-disease/ file:///C:/Users/Oem/Downloads/PPM-4-2020_170x240+pages+5+-+65.pdf

Revision by Ausyk

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Value(REMOVED)Not banned
Special StatusAmbiguous(REMOVED)
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "No laws in place, but Polish Psychologic Association and Polish Sexological Society recognize homosexuality as a normal variant of sexuality https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homoseksualizm#Homoseksualno%C5%9B%C4%87_w_medycynie_i_psychologii"

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueNot banned(REMOVED)
Special Status(REMOVED)Ambiguous

Revision by Ausyk

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DescriptionNo laws in place. As well their is still the attitude that homosexuality is a disease.No laws in place. As well their is still the attitude that homosexuality is a disease. Conversion therapy ban pending.
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No laws in place. As well their is still the attitude that homosexuality is a disease. Conversion therapy ban pending.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueBannedNot banned
DescriptionNoNo laws in place. As well their is still the attitude that homosexuality is a disease.
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No laws in place. As well their is still the attitude that homosexuality is a disease.
Sourceshttp://southfloridagaynews.com/World/latvia-lithuania-ranked-worst-nation-in-eu-for-lgbt-citizens.htmlhttps://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/03/21/half-of-europes-doctors-think-being-gays-a-disease/
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http://southfloridagaynews.com/World/latvia-lithuania-ranked-worst-nation-in-eu-for-lgbt-citizens.html https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/03/21/half-of-europes-doctors-think-being-gays-a-disease/

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueNot bannedBanned
Start Date(NONE)May 12, 2015
SourcesNohttp://southfloridagaynews.com/World/latvia-lithuania-ranked-worst-nation-in-eu-for-lgbt-citizens.html
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No http://southfloridagaynews.com/World/latvia-lithuania-ranked-worst-nation-in-eu-for-lgbt-citizens.html
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "There are groups in Poland pursuing conversion therapy and there is no official ban on it, for example a famous group called Odwaga."
  • Status is not correct "I am from Poland and I have not heard anything about banning conversion therapy. In Europe only Malta did it. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/malta-becomes-first-country-in-europe-to-ban-gay-cure-therapy-a7459946.html"

Ausyk created this entry.