The growth of the ex-gay movement in the last two decades gave rise to hundreds of therapy programs aiming to change people’s sexual orientation. But there’s a growing movement, led by survivors of ex-gay therapy, to disprove and ban these harmful practices for good. On this edition, stories of recovery from conversion therapy, and becoming ex- ex-gay.

Featured guests/speakers:

Russ Gorringe, Kim Mack, Ben Jarvis, Evergreen therapy survivors; Gabriel Arana, writer and American Prospect web editor.

Credits:

Host/Producer: Jen Chien
Producers: George Lavender, Andrew Stelzer
Contributing Producers: Melonie Magruder
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Production Interns: Salima Hamirani, Lisa Bartfai
Web Editor: Irene Florez
Development Manager: Juanita Carroll Young
Organizational Volunteers: Dorian Roberts, Dan Turner, Larry Piltz and Barbara Barnett

ON Making Contact | April 18, 2013 | 12:30 pm

Surviving Ex-Gay Therapy

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The growth of the ex-gay movement in the last two decades gave rise to hundreds of therapy programs aiming to change people’s sexual orientation. But there’s a growing movement, led by survivors of ex-gay therapy, to disprove and ban these harmful practices for good. On this edition, stories of recovery from conversion therapy, and becoming ex- ex-gay.

Featured guests/speakers:

Russ Gorringe, Kim Mack, Ben Jarvis, Evergreen therapy survivors; Gabriel Arana, writer and American Prospect web editor.

Credits:

Host/Producer: Jen Chien
Producers: George Lavender, Andrew Stelzer
Contributing Producers: Melonie Magruder
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Production Interns: Salima Hamirani, Lisa Bartfai
Web Editor: Irene Florez
Development Manager: Juanita Carroll Young
Organizational Volunteers: Dorian Roberts, Dan Turner, Larry Piltz and Barbara Barnett

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