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‘Boy Erased’ explores the ‘self-hatred’ of gay conversion

Clip: 11/13/2018 | 5m 44s

“Boy Erased,” a new film based on a memoir by Garrard Conley, tells the story of a young man who is forced by his parents to attend a gay conversion therapy program. Jeffrey Brown speaks to Conley about how his own experience grappling with religion and sexual identity influenced the film, and with Joel Edgerton, its director.

Aired: 11/13/18

Rating: NR

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