Dr. Charles Socarides didn't just believe that homosexuality could be cured, he was one of the most sought-after therapists for people who wanted to become straight. And for Richard, that hit a little too close to home.
The Cross in the Closet, by Timothy Kurek, was published on national coming out day this year. Kurek pretended to be gay for a year to walk a mile in someone else's shoes. Having recently finished the book, I find myself in an odd place about it.