The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Film Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Conversion therapy is the pseudoscientific practice of trying to change an individual’s sexual orientation from homosexual or bisexual to heterosexual using psychological or spiritual interventions.

According to a 2009 report of the American Psychological Association, the techniques therapists have used to try to change sexual orientation, and gender identity include inducing nausea, vomiting, or paralysis while showing the patient homoerotic images and providing electric shocks among other things.

As of August 2018, 14 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and some counties and municipalities in the United States have passed laws banning the practice of conversion therapy on minors.

The film, The Miseducation of Cameron Post tackles the subject of conversion therapy by pulling back the curtains on gay-conversion camps in an emotional and well-written story. Continue reading “Film Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post”

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A Long Road To Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years

Indie Film Review: “A Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years”

As Published on The 26 LGBTQ.

A Long Road To Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years is a moving documentary directed by William Clift that gives the audience firsthand accounts and never-before-seen archival footage and imagery of watershed moments in LGBTQ history. The film covers everything from the Black Cat Riots, Stonewall, the disco sexual revolution, the AIDS crisis, marriage equality, and the trans movement to the present day. Continue reading “Indie Film Review: “A Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years””