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George Rekers

Tonight AC360 will begin a three-part special report on “The Sissy Boy Experiment,” an experimental psychotherapy to rid boys of “feminine attributes.” The procedure is said to be what led one it’s patient’s, Kirk Murphy, to suicide.

The family speaks out in the report and over the series Cooper will also look into the background of Dr. George Rekers, the creator of the therapy, who was recently in a sex scandal when he was caught vacationing with a male escort.

The first segment airs tonight at 10 p.m. on CNN. Here’s a preview featuring Kraig’s mother and siblings.

Comments on: "Anderson Cooper takes on ‘Sissy-Boy Experiment’" (1)

  1. […] Earlier this week I posted that Anderson Cooper 360 was going to air a 3-part report on “The S… Dr. George Rekers damaging treatment to change boys from feminine to masculine. Most of the experiments were done in the ’70s, but his “research” is still used as a credible source by ex-gay ministries around the country today. What many don’t know is the main patient he sites in his research committed suicide because of its damaging effects. […]

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