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Letters Safeguarding LGBT+ adolescents

Understanding communities is essential for good care

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 07 March 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l956
  1. Graham McIlroy, secretary,
  2. Rafik Taibjee, past chair,
  3. Christopher Morrison, chair
  1. GLADD—The Association of LGBT Doctors and Dentists, BM Box 5606, London WC1N 3XX, UK
  1. secretary{at}

Salkind and colleagues raise several important points about safeguarding LGBT+ adolescents.1 The memorandum of understanding on conversion therapy in the United Kingdom2 is a multidisciplinary and unequivocal rejection of this damaging practice. …

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