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Conversion practices ban will include transgender people, Donelan confirms

01/17/2023 | The Guardian

The government’s plans for a ban on so-called conversion practices will now also include transgender people, the culture secretary has confirmed. The policy, which has been proposed several times by successive Conservative governments since 2018 when Theresa May was prime minister, will outlaw attempts to change someone’s sexuality or gender identity in England and Wales. Labour has criticised the government for not moving faster on tackling the issue after Boris Johnson dropped plans to ban any conversion practice last year, only for his government to perform a partial U-turn hours later after a huge backlash.

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