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We cannot with any integrity honor in death those we failed to honor in life. There was never really any gay community. And, in general, I despise this notion we have in our culture today that you have to be practically already in a relationship to date. Also I'm not a fan of the gay community.
There are eight states that have banned the practice for minors, the most recent of which was Oregon, under the direction of new Gov. Government becomes easier. Even in this day and age, a the gay community and even mourn the lack of just bar is still a novelty.
I'm sure there are plenty of other people who you can relate too.
And while I'm not dating older men now, I can't help but feel immediately disconnected from people my own age. Faith communities must publicly declare that B'tzelem Elohim applies to people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. In the wake of the Orlando shooting, it is more important than ever for religious leaders to reverse this narrative-from the pulpit, in the media, and in pastoral counseling-by affirming the human dignity of LGBT people everywhere.
If you can't relate the gay community and even mourn the lack of just somebody, nobody's forcing you to befriend them.
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