‘Boy Erased’ author Garrard Conley on conversion therapy horrors

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About 350,000 adolescents in the U.S. have undergone conversion therapy, the practice of trying to change one’s sexual orientation from homosexual to heterosexual. “Boy Erased,” a new film based on writer Garrard Conley’s memoir of the same title, shines a new light on the dangers of the practice. Conley sits down on TODAY to share his story.