“Revelation” from Boy Erased

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Troye Sivan and Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi have released “Revelation” from the soundtrack of the gay conversion therapy drama Boy Erased. The film, adapted from the memoir by Garrard Conley, stars Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, and Russell Crowe as well as Troye. Boy Erased recounts Arkansas native Conley’s life growing up in a religious home and being sent away to gay conversion therapy, an …

Boy Erased

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Gay conversion “therapy” in America has become a poignant cultural touch point in the era of Mike Pence. The practice is, alarmingly, still legal in 41 US states. Following the release of Desiree Akhvan’s The Miseducation of Cameron Post early next month, Focus Features is readying Joel Edgerton’s gripping conversion drama Boy Erased, based on Garrard Conley’s Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, …

We won’t be erased

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In the wake of attempts by the U.S. government to define trans people out of existence, more than 40 transgender and non-binary people gathered for one inspiring video, telling their stories and why they won’t be erased.

CBS on gay conversion

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On the heels of the ‘gay conversion therapy‘ drama Boy Erased, CBS Sunday Morning took a look at the harmful and useless practice, as well as its ridiculous methods, like “cuddle therapy,” but it sadly gave way too much a platform to the proponents of this dangerous and debunked practice in an effort to appear “fair and balanced”.

Troye about Conversion Therapy

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Learning about the harmful messages of conversion therapy for the film Boy Erased led gay musician and actor Troye Sivan to imagine the effect on vulnerable young people, he said Thursday night on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. “When we arrived on set day one, they gave us the resources kids would typically get when they arrived at the [conversion therapy] camp, like …

An American Trans Life

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Many people wouldn’t be surprised to learn that transgender people experience discrimination in the United States (see: North Carolina’s HB2), but now there’s a 300-page report to back up that gut feeling, and the levels of inequality are far more than many people would expect. The study, released by the National Center for Transgender Equality, shows that transgender people face a shocking …