About the Author Dean Beck

Dean Beck is a commentator, broadcaster, journalist and producer with LGBTI radio station JOY 94.9 FM. He is also an ENUF Ambassador and HIV advocate.

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10 things you need to know about the ex-gay movement

In 2014, a radio series on religious institutions that purport to have the ability to turn gay people straight won awards and critical acclaim. Produced by ex-gay survivor Nathan Despott, ‘Inside Ex-Gay: The Naked Truth’ — which aired on Melbourne-based LGBTI radio station JOY 94.9 — still sends shockwaves throughout Australia’s Evangelical and Pentecostal churches. Here, the documentary’s presenter, Dean Beck, reveals the reality of ex-gay conversion “therapies”.

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