1. Bishop Gene Robinson: You Get to Meet God

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    Retired Bishop Gene Robinson was the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church. He now works at the Center for American Progress, a progressive research and policy organization, on issues of faith and gay rights. His most recent book is God Believes in Love: Straight Talk About Gay Marriage. Here he talks about what happens when you work for justice and stand up for the oppressed.

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    • Bishop Gene Robinson: Gospel Trouble

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      Retired Bishop Gene Robinson was the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church. He now works at the Center for American Progress, a progressive research and policy organization, on issues of faith and gay rights. His most recent book is God Believes in Love: Straight Talk About Gay Marriage. Here he talks about what it means for a Christian to be prophetic and why clergy should be willing to take risks to be true to the Gospel.

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      • After Stonewall: Impact of AIDS on the gay community in the 1980's

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        George Bellinger, Jr., AIDS activist of 30 years speaks to Truth in Progress about the beginnings of the AIDS crisis when it was called the "gay cancer." The progression of the disease is a multi-layered history as experienced by different racial communities, however the loss of so many loved ones was a tragedy shared. Exclusion, denial, stigmatizing, and discrimination from the government, medical establishments, church, and family only multiplied exponentially the pain and heartache. While AIDS is not a "gay disease," it is greatly significant to the LGBT equality movement.

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