CDZ Can someone help me to understand "conversion therapy" laws?

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  1. K9Buck
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    So called "conversion therapy" is prohibited by law in a number of states and other, local jurisdictions.

    Is "conversion therapy" the act of trying to persuade or compel one to "convert" one's gender identity and/or sexual orientation?

    In a jurisdiction where such "therapy" is banned, does that mean that, an adult who wants to see a licensed psychologist, etc. in order to "help" them to change their gender-identity or sexual orientation, cannot?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    I think those laws only apply to minors.
     
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    Correct.

    Hence those measures are an appropriate safeguard against minors being abused.
     
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    I have a suggestion to use conversion therapy sites to make lists of dangerous NAZI nationals and other likely to be school shooter types. It just popped in my head so I typed it. I have a holocaust denying uncle who comically enough has a gay son that this applies to.
     
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    Coochee Coochee Coo on the Couch

    A shrink can make more money from Gayists continually running to him in order to be told that they are normal.
     
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    Wow. I'd like to be at your family's Thanksgiving get together. :)
     
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    So, if a nine year-old boy tells his parents that he feels like a girl on the inside, it is illegal (in some jurisdictions) for the parents to take their son to a child psychologist in an effort to "help" the boy to re-identify as the biological boy that he is?

    I think this is an overreach.
     
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    No. Conversion therapy specifically refers to sexual preference.
     
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    If the laws apply to sexual preference, the issue of kids who want to switch sex entirely would certainly be covered under that law.
     
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    One does not choose one's sex therefore conversion therapy is nonsensical in the first place. Why is it lefties cannot understand the basics of human life?
     

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