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‘Mormon Land’: Psychology professor discusses conversion therapy, sexual fluidity, gender identity and whether a person must choose faith or love

(Courtesy photo) Lisa Diamond, professor of psychology and gender studies.

Individuals with same-sex attractions certainly can — and do — sometimes choose lives of celibacy to adhere to religious convictions, but, without an intimate partner, says a University of Utah psychology professor, they may find those lives lacking.

Lisa Diamond, an expert on gender issues, discusses that issue — along with questions of sexual fluidity and gender identity — as Utah regulators consider rules banning conversion therapy for minors — a proposal that, in its current form, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opposes.

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