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When This Actor Came Out To His Parents At 17, They Forced Him To Undergo Appalling “Ex-Gay Therapy”

In the late 1960s, homosexuality was believed to be a mental illness. And the psychiatric treatment that one teenager underwent back then was so violent and damaging that it almost killed him. Today, there is a global scientific consensus that homosexuality is not a pathological condition but a natural variation of human sexuality. Nonetheless, several…

The Story Of Lewis Carroll’s Worrying Relationship With The Young Girl Behind Alice In Wonderland

“Who in the world am I?” asks Alice at one point in the classic children’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. “Ah, that’s the great puzzle!” In fact, it has long been supposed that the book’s fictional protagonist was based on a real-life 11-year-old girl called Alice Liddell. And the author, it seems, was disturbingly fixated…