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Thinking Straight (Pt 6): Conversion and transitioning

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Attempts at conversion therapy are taking place across the country: in village churches, Harley Street clinics and counsellors' treatment rooms. 

Research suggests that trans people are twice as likely to have been offered some form of conversion therapy than any other group in the LGBTQ+ community.

In this sixth episode of a seven-part series, reporter Emily Sargent speaks to Dr Kate Nambiar: an endocrinology specialist at a gender identity clinic, as well as being a trans woman herself. 

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If you, or someone you know, has been affected by the issues raised in this episode, the following organisations can help:

Switchboard provides an information, support and referral service for anyone who needs to consider issues around their sexuality.

Phone: 0300 330 0630 (10am-10pm).

Samaritans is available for anyone struggling to cope and provide a safe place to talk 24 hours a day.

Phone: 116 123


-Dr Kate Nambiar, endocrinology specialist at a gender identity clinic.

Host: Emily Sargent, journalist.

Clips: LBC.

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