McKrae Game had, for the last two decades, ran Hope for Wholeness, a South Carolina “conversion therapy” program – until he was fired by the board of directors of Hope for Wholeness in 2017.
Game sought help from a therapist many years ago, seeking to change his own orientation. He founded Hope for Wholeness — then called Truth Ministry — in 1999. You can still find some of Game’s writing on their website.
But today, Game is a changed man.
A profile on Game published in the Post and Courier, details Game’s disavowal of the practice saying “Conversion therapy is not just a lie, but it’s very harmful. Because it’s false advertising.”
“Conversion therapy” – also known as “ex-gay therapy” – is the widely-discredited practice of attempting to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity through religious or psychological intervention, including torturous techniques like shock therapy.
The practice is now banned in 18 states as well as Puerto Rico, Washington DC, and several counties and municipalities — but not South Carolina. …