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Video: Maddow on Dr. Spitzer’s Reparative Therapy Recant

Post submitted by Dan Rafter, Former HRC Associate Director of Communications

Last week, we shared with you video of MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow examining the roundly disproven practice of reparative therapy, and how the far right had tried to mainstream the practice.

Now that the author of one of the leading studies used to back-up the ex-theory has apologized to the LGBT community and recanted his findings, the veracity of the far right’s argument for reparative therapy has been dramatically undercut.

This week, Maddow looks at how this development will impact future court cases:


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