"THIS WAY OUT: the international lesbian & gay radio magazine"
Program #1,239 – distributed 12/26/11
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(produced this week by Lucia Chappelle and hosted by Greg Gordon)
His outspoken support for LGBT rights cost the Reverend Jimmy Creech
his ordination in the United Methodist Church, but his ministry for
justice is never-ending. His eye-opening analysis explains what made
the Christian hierarchy so afraid of sex.
– In the late 1990s, one courageous Methodist pastor took up the cause of LGBT equality. His mission, which included a number of banned same-gender commitment ceremonies, cost him his ordination, but his ministry to the disenfranchised has continued. This week, the REVEREND JIMMY CREECH talks about how receiving "ADAM’S GIFT" — the title of his recently released memoir — changed the course of his life forever. He recounts his comprehensive study of Biblical texts and church history, which led him to the conclusion that the condemnation of LGBT people is not God’s doing, but the result of a sex-negative church hierarchy (with thanks to M.C.C.-L.A.’s J.D. SEBASTIAN for production assistance).
– A brief promo for next week’s "Pride On Screen 2011" (voiced by STEVE PRIDE, with a quick montage of preview clips).
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