Tag Archives: Gene Robinson

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Bishop Gene Robinson To Divorce

“Recently, my partner and husband of 25-plus years and I decided to get divorced. While the details of our situation will remain appropriately private, I am seeking to be as open and honest in the midst of this decision as I have been in other dramatic moments of my life—coming out in 1986, falling in love, and accepting the challenge ...

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Barbwire Has The Gene Robinson Sadz

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Tweet Of The Day- Bishop Gene Robinson

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SLIDESHOW: Family Equality Council’s 30th Anniversary Gala In New York City

Last night intrepid JMG photographer Dr. Jeff accompanied me to the Family Equality Council’s 30th anniversary gala on Manhattan’s Pier 60, where over 750 LGBT moms, dads and allies swarmed the grand ballroom and mingled with bold-face names like Zach Wahls (so tall!), Tony winner David Hyde Pierce, comedian Judy Gold, Bishop Gene Robinson, Freedom To Marry head Evan Wolfson, ...

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Clergy Protests MSNBC For Hosting Hate Group Leader Tony Perkins

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Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson To Retire Over Death Threats

Saying he is tired of the incessant death threats rained down from God’s Gentle People™ , openly gay Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson is retiring. “The fact is, the last seven years have taken their toll on me, my family and you,” Robinson wrote in a message posted on the diocese website. “Death threats, and the now-worldwide controversy surrounding your election ...

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Bishop Gene Robinson – It Gets Better

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Archbishop Of Canterbury “Profoundly Sorry” For Anti-Gay Speeches

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams opened the Church of England’s annual meeting with an apology to the gay community over comments he has made in the wake of the church’s split on the issue of gay clergy. “The debate over the status and vocational possibilities of LGBT people in the Church is not helped by ignoring the existing facts, which ...

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Tonight: HBO Re-Airs Inaugural Concert WITH Gene Robinson

But tonight’s re-airing is for subscribers only. HBO says it will telecast “an updated version” of Sunday’s inaugural-related concert tonight (Wednesday) at 11:30 p.m. Eastern and Pacific time. By “updated,” the premium cable network means it will include the invocation that had been delivered by the Rev. V. Gene Robinson, the openly gay New Hampshire Episcopal bishop, at the ceremony’s ...

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Bishop Gene Robinson On Daily Show

The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c Bishop Gene Robinson Barack Obama InterviewJohn McCain Interview Sarah Palin VideoFunny Election Video Openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson appeared on the Daily Show last night to talk about his inaugural experience and to get in one VERY good joke. He did not address the HBO concert debacle although Jon ...

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Rachel Maddow On Robinson Flap

I love the way she says “livid.”

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Obama Team Apologies, May Play Robinson Tape At Inauguration

Ah, the power of teh gay.Via The Feed: The officials who planned Sunday’s inaugural music celebration, We Are One, have apologized for a error that resulted in excluding the invocation by openly gay Episcopal bishop, the Rev. Gene Robinson, from the televised portion of the program. They also say the bishop’s prayer may be broadcast on the big screens before ...

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Obama Team Points Back At HBO

Last night HBO released a statement blaming Obama’s Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC) for not airing openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson’s invocation. Now John Aravosis reports getting this message from the Obama team: “We had always intended and planned for Rt. Rev. Robinson’s invocation to be included in the televised portion of yesterday’s program. We regret the error in executing this ...

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No Bishop Gene Robinson On HBO Inaugural Concert Broadcast

After days of controversy and outrage from the religious right, openly gay Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson opened Barack Obama’s inauguration concert on the National Mall today with a request that the nation pray for “understanding that our president is a human being and not a messiah.” But only the people AT the concert heard that, because HBO did not televise ...

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Gene Robinson On Rachel Maddow

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PhoboQuotable -Matt Barber

“It’s a shame that President-elect Obama apparently has so little regard for his Christian constituents that he would give such a high place of honor to a self-styled man of God whose only claim to fame is that he abandoned his wife and children to enter, ‘loudly and proudly,’ a sexually deviant lifestyle expressly condemned by the very Bible he’s ...

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Olive Branch

Barack Obama has invited openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson to give the invocation at an inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial. Via press release from the HRC: Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church in the diocese of New Hampshire has accepted an invitation from President-elect Barack Obama’s inaugural committee to deliver the invocation at a ...

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