Living in the Tension – Mon. September 24

With National Coming out day around the corner next month, we thought that we would take our upcoming gathering on September 24th to share parts of our own stories. For those that are willing to share, we’ll be talking about what motivated us to “come out” (and continue coming out today) regarding our sexual orientation and/or gender identity and what that first exchange was like. We’ll also talk about what it was like to be on the other side of the conversation the first time someone “came out” to us.

We will be meeting at 7pm this upcoming Monday, September 24th. You can find us at our usual spot in Room 120 on 5241 N. Ashland Avenue.

Hope to see you there!

Much love.

About Andrew Marin

Andrew Marin is President and Founder of The Marin Foundation ( He is the award winning author of two books and a DVD curriculum, and his new book Us Versus Us: The Untold Story of Religion & the LGBT Community, will release June 2016. Since 2010 Andrew has been asked by the United Nations to advise their various agencies on issues of bridging opposing worldviews, civic engagement, and Christian involvement in reconciliation. He is currently based St. Andrews, Scotland where he is researching and teaching at the University of St. Andrews, earning his PhD in Divinity. His research focuses on the theology and praxis of social reconciliation between victims and their perpetrators. Andrew is married to Brenda, and you can find him elsewhere on Twitter (@Andrew_Marin), Facebook (AndrewMarin01), and Instagram (@andrewmarin1).