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April 10, 2012

Gay Star News interviews the director of a new documentary about Christian ‘gay cure’ programmes, and their survivors, in Australia

Christian programmes that pledge to ‘help with unwanted same-sex attraction’ and ‘sexual brokenness’ still exist in Australia, and mainstream churches are sending unhappy gay people there. Film director Heather Corkhill found a dozen such programmes while she was researching her documentary ‘The Cure’. As her film is screened at Brisbane Queer Film Festival this weekend, she talks to Gay Star News.

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