11 Shocking True Stories from Gay Conversion Camps

Forget ghosts and demons, the scariest types of stories might be from gay conversion camps. These camps have the singular goal of convincing homosexuals that there is something wrong with them – but if they work at it, they can just stop being gay. As you can imagine, these reprogramming camp are nothing short of barbaric, and some border on outright torture. What’s more, they have been proven by the American Psychological Association to be totally ineffective and are even banned in some states.

Below is a list of some of the worst things that have happened at gay conversion therapy camps. After reading a few of them, you would think these are people recounting stories from forty or fifty years ago, but no. These are surprisingly recent true stories and show just how far we still need to go when it comes to true equality and acceptance.