IN the wake of the World Vision fiasco a few weeks ago, where an estimated 10,000 conservative Christians dropped their sponsorships of impoverished children around the world, an important question has emerged. That question is, Can you be an evangelical and support same-sex marriage?
I guess that depends on what you mean by “evangelical”. And same-sex marriage is a shibboleth for determining who’s an evangelical ‘In’ or ‘out.’
As a bonus, at the bottom of the page is a slideshow of the Most Inspiring LGBT Religious Leaders. It cross nearly all faiths and denominations, but includes local LGBT leaders such as:
Senior Associate at All Saint’s Episcopal Church, Pasadena, Susan Russell.
Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, Mary Glasspool.
The first openly gay bishop ever, retired, Gene Robinson.
Founder of the Gay Christian Network (GCN), Justin Lee.
Past of the MCC in the Valley (North Hollywood), Robert Shore-Goss.