Gender-Identity Focused ‘Conversion Therapy’ Linked To Suicidal Ideation For Transgender People

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The study was novel because it focused on attempts to change a person’s gender identity rather than sexual orientation, which previous research has looked at. “What this new study shows is that transgender people who are exposed to conversion efforts anytime in their lives have more than double the odds of attempting suicide,” said study co-author Dr. Alex Keuroghlian.