Marcus Bachmann Is Still Practicing Ex-Gay Therapy

A second undercover investigation conducted by a documentary filmmaker has discovered that Bachmann & Associates — the Christian counseling clinics owned by Marcus and Michele Bachmann — is still offering discredited ex-gay therapy to its gay and lesbian patients. This is the second expose to uncover reparative therapy in the Bachmann-owned business. According to the filmaker, the counselor “talked a lot about submitting to God, giving my life path over to him and letting him direct the way. She told me if I wanted to be happy I could ‘give my problems to the Lord and he could take them away.'” When confronted with the allegations last summer, Marcus Bachmann admitted that the clinics would perform reparative therapy upon request.