“As survivors we want Australians to know it is not just the practice that is harmful, but that much of the damage is done by the ideology that underpins the pseudo-therapies.”
Conner has broken her silence regarding the tremendous controversy and heartache she experienced after her first radio interview on JOY 94.9 in 2015.
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”.