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One Account And The Effects Of Conversion Therapy

Justin Utley during conversion therapy.
Justin Utley
Justin Utley, a survivor of conversion therapy, believes that passing substitute 3 for House Bill 399 wouldn't actually protect Utah's youth from going through the same experiences as him.

Utah bypassed House Bill 399 that would have ended all forms of conversion therapy substituting it with a bill that will only end physical abuse within the controversial therapy. Justin Utley is a singer/songwriter from Utah and also a survivor of conversion therapy. About a year into the therapy with no progress, he became depressed and suicidal. After a pivotal moment in his life, he decided he wouldn’t stop being an advocate for youth going through the same thing.