The Furor Over “Gay” Conversion Therapy: NPR Ombudsman

NPR: Can conversion therapy help some gay men and women turn straight, or is it harmful and converts no one? This was the subject of a report Monday on Morning Edition that has provoked hundreds of angry responses condemning NPR for legitimizing a mostly discredited therapy. The concern was that it wrongly made homosexuality seem like a disease or lifestyle choice, striking at the very self-identity of most gay men and women.