Mathew Shurka

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Mathew is Co-Founder bornperfect.com@thebornperfect, his focus is on Ending Conversion Therapy.

In 2004, when Mathew Shurka was 16, his father took him to a licensed therapist who claimed he could make gay people straight. 

"I was 21-years-old when I had my last conversion therapy session. It was 2009, and the secret ate away at me. I thought there was no one I could talk to about what I lived through, a part of my life when I was berated by people who told me that who I was attracted to was wrong, that there was something wrong with me. I felt isolated."

Mathew told TeenVogue