The gay therapy that felt like torture
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

I was sent for 'gay cure'

Before the legalisation of sex between men in July 1967, gay men in the UK lived in fear of arrest, beatings and blackmail.

Some underwent aversion therapy at psychiatric hospitals in an attempt to "cure" them.

Liverpool comedian and radio presenter, Peter Price, recalls an experience he describes as torture.

Witness: The stories of our times told by the people who were there.

Go to next video: The man who lost to Chairman Mao in China's civil war