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WATCH: Netflix Releases Trailer For New Documentary On Conversion Therapy And It Is WILD

It always blows my mind just how stupid some people can be. Like I get the fact that times were different and these people were brainwashed by religion and blah blah blah, but at the same time I don't. If you like the same sex, you like the same sex. It's just a matter of admitting it to yourself, no amount of praying is going to change that. And it's not like these counselors at the conversion camps were straight either, most of them were gay. Meaning every time they got on stage not only were they lying to the people in the crowd, they were lying to themselves. The craziest part is, the lies were so convincing that they worked. This guy was "active in the gay community for thirteen years" before he married his lesbian wife... 

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You can't make this stuff up. I'm incredibly grateful to grow up in the time and place that I did, but I'm still so curious as to how this all works. Like what's the process? What do they say to you? Who talks to you when you first get there? The entire process is shrouded in secrecy. Part of me wants to go just to see what it's like. Imagine how hot the hookups would be too? A conversion therapy suck? Buddy,,,sign me up. All joking aside I can't wait for this doc to come out.  

Here's the description from Netflix…

In the 1970s, five men struggling with being gay in their Evangelical church started a Bible study to help each other leave the “homosexual lifestyle.” They quickly received over 25,000 letters from people asking for help and formalized as Exodus International, the largest and most controversial conversion therapy organization in the world. But leaders struggled with a secret: their own “same-sex attractions” never went away. After years as superstars in the religious right, many of these men and women have come out as LGBTQ, disavowing the very movement they helped start. Focusing on the dramatic journeys of former conversion therapy leaders, current members, and a survivor, PRAY AWAY chronicles the “ex gay” movement’s rise to power, its unscientific  influence, and its legacy of profound harm. From executive producers Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum, and director Kristine Stolakis, watch Pray Away on August 3, only on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/PrayAway

August 3rd can't come soon enough. And if you're reading this and thinking about going to conversion therapy, don't. Listen to Out & About instead. It's a much healthier option…

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