Eddie Lee Long is a senior pastor of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church located in Georgia, USA. He was born on May 12, 1953 in Huntersville, North Carolina. Long is best known for his denouncement of gay behavior. He carried out a church program which recruited lesbians and gays, Show more... in attempt to convert them into heterosexuals. It was in 2010 when 3 of his underage male parishioners, filed a lawsuit against him and accused the Pastor of forcing them to have sexual relationships with him.