20 Feb 2019

The impact of gay conversion therapy on mental health in UK

News Correspondent

A new report, shown exclusively to this┬áprogramme, has revealed the psychological effect on people of faith who have undertaken so-called “gay conversion therapy”.

The study found that religious lesbian, gay and bisexual people experienced “significant harm”, with more than half reporting mental health issues, and nearly a third saying they had attempted suicide.

But despite government plans to end “gay conversion therapy”, it remains legal in the UK. We have been given a first look at the figures.