The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion honors PRIDE month by featuring a discussion on the movement to spotlight the harms of conversion therapy, the pseudoscientific practice of attempting to change an individual's sexual orientation. This program is part of our regular DEI Education series.
Yvette Cantu Schneider is featured in the Netflix documentary, "Pray Away," in which "former leaders of the 'pray the gay away' movement contend with the aftermath unleashed by their actions, while a survivor seeks healing and acceptance from more than a decade of trauma." Schneider is a former leader and survivor of the ex-gay orientation movement.
Schneider will discuss her role in this movement, and how she ultimately found her truth with our event moderator, DWT's Chief Information Officer Brent Goff.