Students petition to stop ex-gay therapy in Minnesota


A Minnesota student who was bullied as a teenager because of his sexual orientation has launched an online campaign to get the state of Minnesota to ban a psychological practice called “ex-gay therapy.” Alec Fischer is a University of Minnesota sophomore who has launched a petition on Change dot org asking Minnesota legislators to address the issue during the session that begins in February. So far 96 thousand people have signed on. Alec Fischer and Gabe Aberhold talked to Terry Carter on KFAI’s Morning Blend. [Audio below]