08: Conversion therapy in Australia in focus – Timothy Jones
Some Australians take radical steps to reconcile their sexuality or sexual identity with their religious beliefs. But what are the impacts of purported conversion therapies on individuals and communities? Timothy Jones is a Senior Lecturer in History at La Trobe University, whose research focuses on gender, sexuality and religion. In this episode of Research in Focus, Tim chats with Lauren Gawne about a recently launched report on LGBT conversion therapy in Australia. For more on Tim’s research: https://scholars.latrobe.edu.au/display/twjones Research in Focus is a La Trobe University podcast, produced by Lawrie Zion and Lauren Gawne. Support for this podcast comes from La Trobe University’s Transforming Human Societies Research Focus Area. This podcast is edited by Margaret Purdam and hosted by Upstart. Music is Bright Future by Silent Partner. Recorded December 4th, 2018.