Express & Star

Peter Rhodes on personal choice, AI and a missing item in the wee small hours

We have never lived in a time when individual rights, fancies and foibles have been so indulged.

A trowel for those contact lenses?

It is a basic human right to be able to do what you wish with your own mind or body. If you are brunette and wish to be blonde, a million salons will oblige.

If you want bigger or smaller boobs, a hair transplant or a nicer nose, cosmetic clinics await. If you are scared of spiders, terrified of heights, embarrassed by anger issues or fed up with a relationship, a veritable army of therapists is on standby.

So why is there so much outrage at the prospect of LGBT people who feel they would rather be straight seeking so-called conversion therapy?