LA Weekly - Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased centers on a school committed to the opposite of education, a school of cruel ignorance and unlearning, a sort of reverse Hogwarts committed to tearing away each student’s singular essence and disgorging into the world muggle after muggle. Based on Garrard Conley’s memoir, the film finds a young man coming out as gay to his evangelical parents and then being packed off to what their set calls “gay conversion therapy,” a term so specious and detestable it should never be afforded the dignity of appearing without scare quotes. Both book and movie stand as vital exposés of abusive zealotry, of the Dickensian charlatans and tormentors running programs that purport to straighten out LGBTQ kids but also of the parents and church communities willing to overlook those kids’ mistreatment, trusting them to the care of hucksters lacking expertise and credentials.

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White Party 2019

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Apr 20 2019;
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April Dance with Darren Gallina
Apr 20 2019;
08:00PM - 02:00AM
Meat Rack
Apr 20 2019;
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The West Coast Premiere of TOO MUCH SUN
Apr 20 2019;
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Falsettos
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THROB Saturdays
Apr 20 2019;
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Resolution Saturdays
Apr 20 2019;
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DenLA Presents: LIT!
Apr 20 2019;
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Eagle LA 13 Year Anniversary
Apr 20 2019;
10:00PM - 03:00AM
DILF Los Angeles Jock/Underwear Party
Apr 21 2019;
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Queer Enough Brunch
Apr 21 2019;
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Eat It! Weekly Sunday Drag Brunch
Apr 21 2019;
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Falsettos
Apr 21 2019;
02:00PM - 04:00PM
The West Coast Premiere of TOO MUCH SUN
Apr 21 2019;
02:00PM - 08:00PM
BUTCHr - How you want it?
Apr 21 2019;
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