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March 10, 2020

Posted by Communications and Marketing on March 10, 2020

Below you will find suggested Dalhousie University experts who can speak to current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

Canada moves closer to criminalizing conversion therapy 
The federal government has introduced new legislation that would criminalize LGBTQ+ conversion therapy in Canada. Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan is available to discuss what conversion therapy is, the harm it causes, the proposed amendments to Canada’s criminal code that would make conversion therapy illegal, and the significance of the legislation moving forward.

Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan, Professor, School of Health and Human Performance. 
Research Specialties: Health promotion, harm reduction, gender-based analysis of health policies, research ethics, STI HIV Hepatitis C prevention, gender and health, sexual health, and housing.
Contactjacqueline.gahagan@dal.ca and 902-414-8646.