Sexuality - Gay Conversion: USA

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Christian lobby groups believe homosexuality is a mental disorder. Theyve set up over a hundred camps to cure gay patients via re-orientation therapy. Richard Cohens life has been transformed. Once struggling with his sexuality, he is now exclusively heterosexual having attended a conversion camp. With six week programmes costing $6000, such cures are big business. Former patient and fierce critic, Wayne Besen believes they are dangerous Hurting people, and creating stigma so gays want to change. By their own admission, only 30% of patients are fully cured. The 70% left behind believe they have failed God. According to Rev. Mel White many attempt suicide Im a failure and I should die.