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The "Sissy Boy" Experiment: Uncovering the Truth (Part III) #995265

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 09, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The third part of a three-night study on a little boy who got enrolled in a government-funded UCLA study in the 1970s to make effeminant boys more masculine and what happened to the boy Kirk† Murphy re-introduced.

(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.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi
Duration:
00:09:00

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