Blue Power Ranger David Yost was bullied for being gay on set and ended up doing conversion therapy
GAYLES.TV.- Power Rangers was a television series that adapted the genre sit down to the international public and that marked a whole generation at the beginning of the nineties. Among the superheroes who transformed was David yost, the actor who played the role of Billy cranston, The first Power Ranger Blue of the saga. After being in the first four seasons, yost He retired from acting and currently works as a producer of series as Alien hunter or programs like The Island of Temptations.
yost has spoken publicly about her ordeal, which also included alleged harassment on set. Your statements on the conversion therapy resurfaced this week on social media as part of the reaction against the inaction of the government of the United Kingdom when it comes to banning conversion therapy.
The actor described how he was harassed on the set of Power Rangers by some team members «because he was gay«, And said that this was one of the catalysts that led him to enter the conversion therapy after leaving the show in 1996.
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"I went through conversion therapy because I didn't want to be gay. And I really fought and fought and fought with it", said to Entertainment Weekly. "The conversion therapy that I had done quite religiously for two years gave me a nervous breakdown because I was actively working against the truth of who I was and mentally I couldn't take it anymore»He remembered yost.
The government Boris Johnson has come under increasing pressure for what is seen as a breach of a promise: to ban the practice of conversion therapies. By Jayne Ozanne, the lack of progress in banning conversion therapies has been 'The drop that filled the glass«. In fact it has been a crisis since three members of the advisory board LGBT + The government officials resigned from office this week citing hostilities towards the community.