“Ex-gay” activists lobby Congress in pathetic attempt to kill LGBTQ civil rights bill

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A small group of men and women who have declared themselves “ex-gay” or “OnceGay” lobbied Congress at the start of Pride month in opposition to landmark LGBTQ non-discrimination legislation. The group also opposes efforts to make conversion therapy illegal; the psychologically damaging pseudoscientific technique claims to change people from gay to straight, The “formers,” who are associated with the organizations Church United and the organization Changed, say that they’re the real oppressed minority here. But instead of advancing their interests, they argued against the interests of LGBTQ people.

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