By Russ Jones
The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is a program that allows certain charitable organizations to solicit contributions from employees of the federal government of the United States. Many faith-based organizations are worried that the proposed inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity may result in squeezing religious charities out of the program and impose reverse discrimination.
PFOX Regina Griggs, executive director of Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX), counts her group as among those concerned about the proposal.
“We want the ex-gay community to be involved and protected under the same law – because [the proposal] has nothing to do with heterosexuality; it has everything to do with being a former homosexual,” she explains. “That’s why they discriminate against you: they do not want that message heard.”
Griggs shares that she has faced this battle before with groups unfriendly to ex-gays – specifically the National Education Association and the National Parent Teacher Association. Click here to continue reading.