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More Than 30 Percent Of Americans Think Gays Can Become Straight

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Huffington Post
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August 22, 2013

The widely disputed idea that sexual orientation is "curable" or changeable is bad enough, but even worse is that many people who end up in gay conversion therapies are minors, Murray told HuffPost. "[They] did not choose the program for themselves," he said, "and may have been forced into it by a parent who was influenced by religious leaders."

Even while the so-called "ex-gay" movement is crumbling, there are still beliefs that one must force a change in sexual orientation to be accepted.