A controversial bill moving through the California state legislature would make it illegal to treat minors with reparative or conversion therapy to change their sexual orientation.  The bill would also require adults who want the treatment to sign a statement acknowledging that these treatments have not been shown to be safe or effective, and can actually be harmful.  Testifying for the bill, David Pickup says the therapy helped him overcome his “homoerotic attractions”, and relieved his depression.  Peter Drake, on the other hand, testified against the bill.  He says the treatment was meant to fix what wasn’t broken and drove him into severe depression.

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