Victims of ‘gay cure’ camps reveal what really happens | Gay Star News

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This article was composed using comments made on Reddit responding to the query about what happened at “pray the gay away” type camps. As is the case with these forums one is never completely sure about thee veracity of the responses. That being said the author did seem to choose those comments that were more likely to be true. Here then is that piece quoted in full…

From suicides to shock therapy, survivors of the horrific practices done in the name of ‘cures’ share their experiences
Raymond Buys, a 15-year-old, is seen as a skeletal figure fighting for his life. Just 10 weeks before he was signed up to a 'gay cure' camp in perfect health.

Victims of ‘pray the gay away’ camps have shared disturbing accounts of their experiences.

Users of Reddit revealed what had happened to them and their family members and friends on the social website.

‘I have an older friend who went to one because his father was disappointed in him for not being “normal”,’ one said.

‘Apparently one of…

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