Ex-Gays In Nation's Capital Are Not Included -
    D.C. Mayor Apologizes For Appreciating Work For Ex-Gays

It appears that ex-gays are not included in the people that D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) wishes to be in his "inclusive" city. 

Fenty claims it to have been a staff error, that he signed an appreciation award to Regina Griggs for her work for ex-gays. Fenty is now hiding behind a spokesperson who has since said, "We apologize for the error as it runs contrary to the mayor's vision of a more open and inclusive city." According to a Washington Post article, the spokes person, Mafara Hobson, also said, "The mayor is proud of his ardent support of the LGBT community."

Regina Griggs, who in the past I've had the pleasure of speaking with in great length, works very hard to help protect ex-gays in a society that claims homosexuality is a place of no return.

The award that was signed by the Mayor states, "In recognition of your dedication, commitment and outstanding contributions as Executive Director of Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays." --Perhaps the single line was too much for him to understand.

The irony of it all is that the LGBT community is not satisfied. According to the Washington Post article, they want Fenty to "denounce the ex-gay movement." I could have seen that one coming a mile away! You should never feed a monster; it will take your arm off and eat it next. People need to learn, there is no satisfying the devil. You cannot bargain with him. You cannot please him.

The article states that a spokesperson for the LGBT community said, "It is an embarrassment to our city that he would make such an offensive mistake." Hey, ya just cannot make this stuff up! They are out loud and proud in the nation's capital, with that which they should be hiding in shame. But this award is an embarrassment in a city where gays are welcomed and ex-gays are clearly not.

Debra J.M. Smith - 05-13-10
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