What if homosexuality were the norm rather than heterosexuality and straight people were subjected to the brutal, backwards treatment known as conversion therapy to cure them of their straightness, a treatment reserved for gays in today’s society?
That’s the satiric premise of a new short from BuzzFeed. The video puts straight people through a “therapy session based on real stories from people who have gone through conversion therapy.”
Being told that your sexuality is a mental illness, an addiction, and the result of a childhood trauma (rather than just being the way you were born) is routine in conversion therapy and the straight subjects in this video get a taste of hearing that for the first time.
See how the straights react and whether they think conversion therapy is an effective tool to cure them of their straightness, below: