Based on a true story 'Boy Erased' is the heartbreaking true story of a gay teen named Conley who is placed into conversion therapy - a treatment program which claims to 'cure' homosexuality.
Through high school he hid his homosexuality and only began exploring his attraction to men while attending university. At 19 he was raped by a male crush who then outed him to his shocked parents.
Conley was The son of a Baptist church minister who gave him an ultimatum; attend gay conversion therapy or never see his family again. In the belief that his attraction to men was sinful , Conley enrolled in the controversial Love in Action facility in Tennessee.