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‘Boy Erased’ author Garrard Conley on conversion therapy horrors


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.