Thinking Straight (Pt 5): Faith and queerness
Attempts at conversion therapy are taking place across the country: in village churches, Harley street clinics and counsellors treatment rooms.
In this fifth episode of a seven-part-series, reporter Emily Sargent explores the way faith intersects with the movement to ban conversion therapy.
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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
-Suzi Ruffell, Stand up comedian, podcast host.
-Steve Chalke, Founding minister of Oasis church.
-Peter Lynas, UK director of the Evangelical Alliance.
-Ahmed Shaheed, UN special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief.
Host: Emily Sargent, journalist.
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