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Reparative Therapy / Exodus International / Ling Interview #1046505

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 20, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The claims from Exodus International that gays could be made straight through reparative therapy introduced. [On OWN, former Exodus International president Alan CHAMBERS†- apologizes to gays.]

(Elgin, Illinois: Gary Tuchman) The story behind the controversial clinic Exodus International that has closed its doors presented. [Underwent gay reparative therapy, Shawn O'DONNELL†- explains when he realized he was gay, how religious he was in a mission church, coming out to his pastor, undergoing therapy to become straight, backsliding into gay relations, coming out again, that therapy cannot work.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with "God and Gays" filmmaker Lisa Ling about the closing of Exodus; video from OWN's "Our America" shown. [LING - says Exodus realized it damaged lives of gay men and that Chambers realized you cannot change gays.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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