What happens when you tell a trans or gay kid that they’re bad inside and that they can change if only they try hard enough? Nothing good! You know what surprises me? Kids who participate voluntarily in conversion therapy are much more likely to suffer trauma and become suicidal than kids who are forced into it.

Here’s the next chapter of Caleb’s story! And before you think it might be too negative, remember that it’s always darkest just before dawn.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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