A man who was subjected to conversion therapy after coming out to his religious family has shared his experience to help others affected by the cruel practice.
Blair Anderson, from Glasgow, was 14 when he told his family he was gay. From then on he endured years of intimate, non-physical abuse from someone who intended to 'cure' his homosexuality.
He told Glasgow Live : "Most people’s idea of conversion therapy is a formal one, taking place maybe in a medical practise or a church camp.
My experience was different, as it was family-based. “As a child, at the ages of 5 ,6, 7, I thought being gay was terrible.Read more on mirror.co.uk