This week, we conclude our series on “conversion therapy” by exploring the religious aspect of this horrific “treatment.”
Trigger Warning: The treatments used in these “therapies” were upsetting, and those sensitive to hearing about them may wish to avoid this episode.
Music: “Medicines” by The Taxpayers
About the show
Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin welcome you to Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine. Every Friday, they dig through the annals of medical history to uncover all the odd, weird, wrong, dumb and just gross ways we’ve tried to fix people over the years. Educational? You bet! Fun? We hope!
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