I met Gene Robinson last night.

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  1. B_Hickboy

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    Lovely man. He said, among other things, "It is easier to come out as a gay among Christians than it is to come out as a Christian among gays." :biggrin1:

    I was thoroughly impressed with him, and he shows a lot of depth and courage.
     
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    Who is Gene Robinson? Background info please.
     
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    He is an amazing man, I loathe organised religion but if one were to be a member and a face of the 'organisation' him it should be. Kind wisdom, and honorable actions.
     
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    Rev. Gene Robinson is gay and he is the bishop of an Episcopal Diocese in New Hampshire.
     
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    He was in North Carolina yesterday night helping kick off the 20th anniversary of RAIN (regional aids interfaith network)
    Celebrating 20 Years of Transforming Lives - RAIN l Charlotte, NC the site says the 30 dollar ticket to hear him came along with complimentary beer and wine and non alcohol drinks too, and all the ticket ,money goes to RAIN services and programs.
     
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    That's correct. All the food and drink were donated by the caterer, and the hall was provided rent-free by Duke Power. All the money went to RAIN, a very worthy cause.
     
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    Oh wow. Good man doing good things. Just happens to be gay. A non issue for me. :biggrin:
     
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    " It is easier to come out as a gay among Christians than it is to come out as a Christian among gays."

    True
    My Minister brothers Christian friends accepted me wholeheartedly, and forever, they're all married Christians, never met a finer bunch, no matter my wayward ways, several times losing it ha

    Sounds like a man i need to read up on
    Thanks for the info, like sme i had never heard of him
     
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    some Christians. Easier to come out to some Christians
     
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    You also don't see many gay people voting against religious rights
     
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    Peer pressure is strong enough in some people's book.
     
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    Lucky you. He's a man I'd like to meet.

    I agree with you.

    Ditto. There are some who actually practice what they preach.
     
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    Star Trek hasn't been the same since he died.




    No, really, that's cool that you met him.
     
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