Talon Marks

Free speech zone: conversion therapy

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Should adults have the choice to under go gay conversion therapy or should the government ban it? Explain why.

Casey.jpg

Photo credit: Jackie Mena

Casey Piotrowski, theatre arts instructor

“Well I believe you can have a choice, but I don’t think it’ll do any good. It’s like trying to change the color of your eyes. But it’s a free country and people should have a choice.”

Danielle.jpg

Photo credit: Jackie Mena

Danielle Pastor, kinesiology major

“I feel like it should be banned because I don’t believe you should be convinced about who you are as a person. And if you want to go to therapy for gay conversion or have second thoughts about it I don’t think gay conversion therapy would be the right place to go.”

Corina.jpg

Photo credit: Jackie Mena

Corina Rosas, kinesiology major

“I believe the individual should have the right to under go therapy treatment if they believe they want it or they don’t. I don’t think the government should necessarily have control … if the person wants to they should have that option. I don’t think the government should take that away from them.”

Phil Herrar.jpg

Photo credit: Jackie Mena

Phil Herrera, culinary arts major

“I think it’s one of those grey areas, is this more of a medical procedure? Is this more of an actual psychotherapy? Or is it more of a religious angle or conservative agenda? I’m against it [conversion therapy], however this is America and people are free to have their religious practices.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

About the Contributors
Jackie Mena, Staff Writer

Jackie Mena Is a staff writer at talon marks in cerritos college, She goes by the nickname Jaxx.  Jackie is a Fashion/ beauty photographer in hopes of working for Fox or ABC news one day as a field journalist or a Photojournalist and sees herself opening up her own studio in the near future.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.
Free speech zone: conversion therapy