NBC News Quotes OutRight About Conversion Therapy Ban in Germany

Germany is 5th country to ban conversion therapy for minors. The discredited practice purports to turn a gay person straight, and jurisdictions around the world have moved to prohibit it.

“It’s smart to start with bans on conversion therapy for minors, because we need to ensure there are no instances of child abuse and that minors are protected from harmful practices and unnecessary interventions that could have a lasting impact on their development,” Jessica Stern, the executive director of OutRight Action International, a global human rights organization, told NBC News.

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