A Cold World For Gay Teens In Christian South

Movies: ‘Boy Erased’
Lucas Hedges and Troye Sivan in “Boy Erased”

There was one moment when I laughed during “Boy Erased,” director Joel Edgerton’s sobering adaptation of Garrard Conley’s memoir. The scene is part of a flashback that illustrates how Jared Eamons (Lucas Hedges, “Lady Bird”), a stand-in for Conley, came to enroll in Love in Action, an ex-gay Christian ministry program. 

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