Posts Tagged ‘Conversion therapy’

Coming Out Without Coming Unglued – Part 2: Religion, Faith, and God

One of the greatest weapons against the LGBTQ community is the weapon of faith and God. Combine that with the threat of going to hell and you have a mind blowing experience that has been used for years in the realms of conversation therapy. For others it’s a conflict, of “Do I love God or…

Coming Out Without Coming Unglued – Part 1: Breaking through the lack of acceptance

One of the hardest parts of coming out is the fear of being loved, accepted for who you are. Yet, when you step into who you are and accept yourself first, you can find the strength to do what you need to do. During this episode we explore four ways to overcome the fears of…

402: That Conversation Therapy Just Ain’t Working – Justin Utley

It is estimated that over 20,000 LGBTQ minors will be subjected to conversion therapy (reparative therapy) treatments in states where protections do not exist to prevent this cruel and ineffective treatment (Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law).  For those who have endured these practices, an overwhelming majority of them have faced this treatment due…

Coming Out Without Coming Unglued – Part 3: Let’s Talk About Sex & Safety

It is estimated that over 20,000 LGBTQ minors will be subjected to conversion therapy (reparative therapy) treatments in states where protections do not exist to prevent this cruel and ineffective treatment (Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law).  For those who have endured these practices, an overwhelming majority of them have faced this treatment due…