Boy Erased: When Faith Comes to Change the Sexuality
Boy Erasedis a drama with a message to the society. It discusses the most controversial topic of gay sex but in totality like how a family behaves when the son reveals his sexual orientation.The film supports the freedom of choice in sex.
Jared Eamons (Lucas Hedges) is like any other boy but with a different sexual desire that society doesn’t approve. His Baptist father and conservative mother disapprove his sexual desires and send him to a gay conversion center where he is subjected to physical and mental cruelty by the therapists. At the center, he’s taught Bible and asked to adhere to the normal sexual life. A distraught Jared Eamons finds it difficult to understand why society is against his choice of sex.
Highlights of the movie:
- The story is based on memoirs of Garrard Conley
- It reveals the darker side of gay conversion centers
- The movie reflects the true feelings of a gay