|Action||Unprofessional conduct - conversion therapy|
|Comment Period||Ends 8/7/2019|
Controlling what counselors are allowed to say in therapy sessions is not a ban on conversion therapy (which term I'd like to hear you define) but is an unmasked ban on free thought, free speech, and evidence-based counseling. Gender-affirmation therapy is neither the best nor the only treatment for individuals with gender dysphoria, and certainly not for pre-pubescent children. Even the World Professional Association for Transgender Health admits that 80-95% of children with gender dysphoria will align with their birth sex if allowed to pass through puberty naturally-- no social or medical transition, but only "watchful waiting" and "compassionate care" as described by Dr. Ken Zucker, a gender counselor with more than three decades of experience.
Say NO to this ban.