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15:51 | 28th May 2017

News: World

Fri 30 Apr, 2010
By Sam Bristowe


The mayor is proud of his ardent support of the LGBT community

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DC Mayor apologises for mistake

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Washington D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty’s has released an apology after his office released a certificate to a director of an ex-gay organization.

Regina Griggs was awarded a certificate for her work as a director at Parents and Friends of ExGays and Gays (PFOX) which is a group that believes homosexual people can be ‘rehabilitated’

A spokesperson released a statement about the error:

''A staff level error was made when the request for the certificate in question was fulfilled. We apologize for the error as it runs contrary to the Mayor's vision of a more open and inclusive city.

The mayor is proud of his ardent support of the LGBT community."

 

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