LISTEN: This Anchorage resident sought out conversion therapy. Now he’s speaking out against it.

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Conversion therapy is the practice of trying to change a person’s sexual orientation, and is still practiced despite no longer having any real support from the medical community. On this week’s Line One, an Anchorage resident joins us to discuss growing up gay in the 70s and 80s, seeking out conversion therapy, and what happened when he decided to “be straight.”

HOST: Prentiss Pemberton, LCSW

  • Michael King


PARTICIPATE: This episode is prerecorded and will not be accepting calls or emails during broadcast.

ORIGINAL BROADCAST: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT


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Prentiss Pemberton is a host of Line One: Your Health Connection at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Prentiss here.

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