As proponents of gay ‘cure’ therapy take to the internet to target vulnerable gay people, we take a look at everyone who has disavowed the practice. This week, a video promoting gay ‘cure’ therapy to young people received more than 1.5 million views.
The practice defies not just logic, but also the consensus reached by medical, psychological and therapeutic organizations across the world. Experts overwhelmingly agree that attempts to cure sexuality are futile, misguided, and often actually harmful. Attempts to force teens to repress their sexuality has been linked to depression, self-harm and even suicide. But when presented with a slick, professionally-shot video, it’s easy to forget what the experts actually think.
Here is a very incomplete list of expert organizations that have disavowed gay ‘cure’ therapy, including the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Norway, Brazil, India, Lebanon, and South Africa. Read more via Pink News