CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 09, 2011
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(New York: Randi Kaye) The treatment approach of "reparative Therapy" top make gay/effeminant boys straight examined; details given about the specifics of the treatment of homosexuality by Dr. George Rekers. [Reparative therapy patient Ryan KENDALL- says he believed God hated him because he was gay, but he always knew he was gay; notes the religious refrain in the therapy; outlines the damages from this therapy.] [Clinical psychologist Joseph NICOLOSI- says he does not remember treating Kendall; denies using that approach with clients; explains his approach to curing a patient; comments on Rekers' lifetime of research.] [KENDALL - says Nicolosi tries to make gay kids straight.] ["Truth Wins Out" director Wayne BESEN- talks about this approach to treating gays by "praying away the gay": it is destructive.]
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