Mathew Shurka shares gay conversion therapy experience with News 12 Long Island amid new state Assembly bill

Surka says five years of undergoing the therapy

Surka says five years of undergoing the therapy has left him emotionally scarred. (June 11, 2014 9:35 PM)

A new effort is being made by New York State to ban a therapy that claims to "cure" homosexuality.

One man spoke with News 12 Long Island about how five years of undergoing the therapy has left him emotionally scarred. Great Neck North High School graduate Mathew Shurka says he first told his father he was gay at age 16.

Shurka says his father came across a conversion therapist who told...

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