In this video, Steve, a former member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, describes his experience of Mormon conversion therapy. He spent 12 of his 35 years in Mormonism receiving treatment from Evergreen International, the main ex-gay ministry serving the LDS church.
Of the 15 men that were with me [in the Evergreen program] in the Denver area, one third of those men committed suicide. … The success statistics in Evergreen are based on how many people are still going to the meetings. They don’t care if you’re feeling better. Success is if you’re still going to church, you’re paying your tithing … you haven’t divorced your wife.
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Tip of the hat to Wayne at Truth Wins Out.