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Partner of doctor who took his life urges support to outlaw “gay cure” therapy

Naz and Matt-Ogston–Mahmood in Iceland in 2008

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The former fiance of a Muslim doctor who took his own life because his family could not accept his sexuality is urging support for a petition to criminalise those who offer gay conversion therapy. Matt Mahmood-Ogston opened up about his harrowing ordeal, following the suicide of his partner Naz Mahmood, at an LGBT event in the House of Lords organised by charity Jeena International on Monday (20). Matt, who proposed to the Harley Street doctor on their 10-year anniversary three years before he died, said 34-year-old Naz had kept his sexuality a secret from his traditional parents. After being confronted…

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