New York lawmakers consider banning gay conversion therapy for minors

  • by: JOSEFA VELASQUEZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 11, 2014 - 2:40 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. — A proposed ban against New York health professionals trying to change a child's sexual orientation through therapy comes too late for Matthew Shurka, a 26-year-old Long Island man who says he remains emotionally scarred from five years of attempts to "cure" his homosexuality.

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