Melissa Harris-Perry Panel Discusses Petition Against ‘Conversion Therapy’

In response to the death of teenager Leelah Alcorn, who ended her own life after her parents forced her to undergo “conversion therapy,” a White House petition seeks to ban all uses of the discredited practice that attempts to change the sexual orientation of people. A recent Melissa Harris-Perry panel discussed the use of “conversion therapy” and its harmful effects. [via MSNBC]