NBC Out interviews UN Program Officer Sahar Moazami about the United Nations report on so-called conversion therapy.
“We take it for granted that we can speak about these things openly, or even to have the language to express that ‘I experienced conversion therapy,’” Mozami said. She said the compilation of a report of the many forms of conversion therapy inflicted upon LGBTQ people around the globe “provided an outlet for individuals to provide their experiences.”
The report makes plain that conversion therapy is a risk to LGBTQ lives around the globe.
“No country can say we are the best at this,” Moazami said. “In all countries, we are facing violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.”
Published on June 13, 2020 | OutRight Action International an LGBT human rights organization