Gay ‘Barbarians’ Descend on Bachmann Clinic, Demanding to be "Disciplined"

This post originally appeared at ThinkProgress.

Today a group of gay “barbarians” descended upon Marcus Bachmann’s Christian counseling center to protest the harmful ex-gay therapy offered there. During a radio interview in 2010, Bachmann compared gay people to “barbarians” who need to be “disciplined.” Organized by Nick Espinosa, who famously showered Newt Gingrich with glitter, the protest glittered Bachmann’s empty waiting room and reception area, chanting “You can’t pray away the gay — baby, I was born this way!” Here are some photos from the protest; a video is forthcoming:


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Posted at July 21, 2011, 11:10am