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Obama To Call For End To LGBT Conversion Therapy

04/08/2015 08:07 pm ET | Updated Apr 08, 2015
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A 17-year-old transgender youth, Leelah Alcorn, stunned her friends and a vast Internet audience in December when she threw herself in front of a tractor-trailer after writing in an online suicide note that religious therapists had tried to convert her back to being a boy.

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