ex-gay (not comparable)
- Of or pertaining to a movement that considers homosexuality a disease and claims it can be cured by conversion therapy.
ex-gay (plural ex-gays)
- (especially in the plural) A person who considers themselves to be no longer homosexual, usually due to conversion therapy.
This term is controversial due to tensions between the values held by some right-wing faith-based organizations, on the one hand, and those held by LGBT rights organizations, human rights and civil rights organizations, and other faith-based organizations, as well as professional and scientific organizations, on the other.