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Sen. Scott Surovell: Time for Virginia to Label “Harmful and Ineffective” LGBT “Conversion Therapy” as “Unprofessional Conduct”

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This SHOULD be a no brainer, as “conversion therapy” is – as Sen. Scott Surovell states in the following letter to Virginia Department of Health Professions David Brown – a “dangerous and discredited practice…harmful and ineffective,” with “[g]ay and transgender youth who are subjected to [it] fac[ing] traumatic consequences such as depression, low self-esteem, substance abuse, and even suicide.” If that doesn’t qualify as “unprofessional conduct,” I’m not sure what would…

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