The Humanist Hour #103: The Myth of Gay Reparative Therapy with Dr. Michael LaSala

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Summary: In this episode, Bo interviews Dr. Michael LaSala on the topic of reparative therapy—attempts to convert primarily gay men and lesbian women to heterosexuals. Michael C. LaSala, PhD is an associate professor and director of the Master of Social Work program at the School of Social Work at Rutgers University. His research examines the family relationships of gay men and lesbians and his current work looks at the role of gay and lesbian family relationships in coping with stigma and parental influence on gay youth's safe sex behaviors.