Mormon 'Gay Cure' Study Used Electric Shocks Against Homosexual Feelings

John Cameron said he was a naive and devout Mormon who felt "out of sync" with the world, when he volunteered to be part of a study of "electric aversion therapy" in 1976 at Utah's Brigham Young University. Twice a week for six months, he jolted himself with painful shocks to the penis to rid himself of his attraction to men. "I kept trying to fight it, praying and fasting and abstaining and being the best person I could," said Cameron, now a 59-year-old playwright and head of the acting...Full Story
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