ADDED ON: 10/11/2018

Petition Calls for National Ban on ‘conversion therapy’ for LGBTI Youth

10/09/2018 | CBC News

Thousands of Canadians are pressing the federal government to ban “conversion therapy,” the controversial practice of counselling LGBTI youth to become straight. An online petition that will be presented in the House of Commons, signed by more than 2,500 people so far, urges the Liberals to outlaw the act of coercing or counselling minors to change their sexual orientation or gender identity, and to prohibit taking minors outside the country for that purpose.

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