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Zorro

(15,943 posts)
Tue Sep 3, 2019, 03:06 PM Sep 2019

Conversion therapy crusader has something to say: He's gay

A South Carolina man who founded one of the nation's biggest conversion therapy ministries has something to say: he's gay.

The Post and Courier reports Hope for Wholeness founder McKrae Game came out of the closet this summer, nearly two years after he was fired from the faith-based conversion therapy program. He's now trying to come to terms with the harm he inflicted when he was advocating for religious efforts to change a person's sexuality.

“Conversion therapy is not just a lie, but it’s very harmful,” Game told The Post and Courier. “Because it’s false advertising.”

The 51-year-old also is trying to find his place in a community he's assailed for at least 20 years. Game is one of several former movement leaders who have left the pulpits of heterosexuality, come out as LGBTQ and condemned conversion therapy as a dangerous and misleading practice.

https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/conversion-therapy-crusader-has-something-say-he-s-gay-n1049146

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Conversion therapy crusader has something to say: He's gay (Original Post) Zorro Sep 2019 OP
"It's very harmful" gratuitous Sep 2019 #1
It's a familiar pattern of behavior over and over again! Major Psychological Projection. RKP5637 Sep 2019 #2

gratuitous

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1. "It's very harmful"
Tue Sep 3, 2019, 03:14 PM
Sep 2019

I'm glad Mr. Game has had this little revelation, and I wish the best for him in the future. I also hope he works hard to try to undo some of the damage he did.

RKP5637

(67,112 posts)
2. It's a familiar pattern of behavior over and over again! Major Psychological Projection.
Tue Sep 3, 2019, 03:18 PM
Sep 2019

I often wonder if the lay public has any concept of what is going on.

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