‘It’s crazy-making for some folks to think about an LGBT person claiming to be a person of faith’ — a conversation with Rev. Marian Edmonds-Allen

'When I get death threats it's not for talking about my activism but for when I talk about being an LGBTQ person who is a Christian.'

This conversation is part of the new interview series Gathering Voices.

Rev. Marian Edmonds-Allen the executive director of Parity, a NYC-based national nonprofit that works at the intersection of faith and LGBTQ+ concerns and the director of Blessed by Difference, a project that seeks to promote curious and collaborative bridging across the LGBTQ+ and faith divide.

This story was produced by Fellowship Magazine

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