08/18/2012 12:04 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Gay "Cure" Switch: Lisa Ling Tells HuffPost Live About Exclusive Conversation With Group's Changed Leader

Lisa Ling, the host of Our America on OWN, sat down with HuffPost Live to discuss her exclusive interview with Alan Chambers, the leader of Exodous International, who recently renounced his view that people could be cured from being gay. He credits Ling's program with changing his mind, she said.

Members of the Huffington Post community who had been through or knew people who had been through the controversial practice joined HuffPost Live and Ling for the conversation to discuss how it affected their lives.

Ling also told HuffPost Live about another new episode of her series, which returns to OWN with back-to-back episodes on August 21st, that details the lives of "swingers," or couples that have open relationships with multiple partners. A pair of swingers joined the conversation.

Watch the complete interview and continue the conversation at HuffPost Live.