2009 Gay Pride Parade Video 8 of 11

So. Many. People. In this video I offer a little prayer for bridge builders amidst the opportunity to be involved. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

2009 Gay Pride Parade Video 7 of 11

In this clip I interview Nathan, a straight man who is walking in the Parade. And funny enough, he goes to an evangelical seminary in Chicago as well! One of the things that Nathan says is that he sometimes feels as though he is more loved by the GLBT community than he is by his [Read More...]

2009 Gay Pride Parade Video 6 of 11

Welcome to my neighborhood during it’s most famous hour. At the end of the clip I pray that I know the Lord loves this neighborhood. And he does. Many look upon Boystown and think God hates it in anger and judgment. I believe he loves it in broken compassion, yearning for those 1.2 million people [Read More...]

2009 Gay Pride Parade Video 5 of 11

Many people (gay and straight) are confused by transgenders. Here’s our opportunity to learn from, and listen to a transgender female [defined as male to female] talk about her experiences growing up in the Catholic church. Towards the end she says something that I think we all need to hear: I asked her if she [Read More...]

2009 Gay Pride Parade Video 4 of 11

In this video I interview a Mom and her son who are both walking in the Parade. I think the Mom says two very profound things: 1. Although she would group her own theological beliefs in a more liberal category, she said that she totally believes that someone can hold onto a conservative theological belief [Read More...]

2009 Gay Pride Parade Video 3 of 11

Here’s the back-story to this video: This man was involved in a church and when he decided to tell leadership of his same-sex attractions they put him into therapy (not forcefully because he agreed to do so) and they put his works in the church on “probation” until he didn’t have same-sex attractions anymore. After [Read More...]

2009 Gay Pride Parade Video 2 of 11

This is the first interview I conducted at the Parade. As soon as I got there I saw a group of people wearing purple shirts with the transgender logo on them (you’ll see the logo in the video). None of the people in the shirts “looked” transgender, so I went up to them and asked [Read More...]

2009 Gay Pride Parade Video 1 of 11

I recorded this video from my condo after the parade, as a real-time summary of what you are going to see, feel and hear over the next two weeks as I post the remaining ten videos from my participation in the 2009 Gay Pride Parade in Chicago. As I said in the video, this is [Read More...]

Interesting Book Clubs on Love is an Orientation

On the blogs, Not the Religious Type and Crossroads, they are both doing a book club on Love is an Orientation. Feel free to chime in if you’re interested! Much love.www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Andrew Marin on the Praxis Podcast

Last week I had the privilege of being interviewed for the Praxis Podcast. I’m being dead honest when I say this: It was the absolute most fun I’ve ever had on an interview!DJ and Aaron (the hosts) kept it fun, laughable and serious all at the same time. It was a blast. I know you [Read More...]

Andrew Marin on theooze.tv Part 2

Here is Part 2 of my interview with Spencer Burke and theooze.tv. Instead of commenting here, go to this link and rate the interview and join in on the conversation – there are some polarizing views already posted. Let’s show some folks what peaceful and productive bridge building conversations look like. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Living in the Tension (LITT) Community Gathering

Each LITT will start at 7pm in Room 120 at 5255 N. Ashland Ave in Chicago. Here are the remaining dates and forum topics: June 25: Gay Pride Parade: Original Intent and Current Purpose July 22: I Do Exist—Ex Gay Viewing and Discussion Aug 11: Discussion with a Gay Secular Person Aug 27: Discussion with [Read More...]

Synchroblog

A ministry in Canada, New Directions, has recently come out with a DVD called Bridging the Gap: Conversations on Befriending our Gay Neighbors. Today they are hosting a synchroblog, where about 60 bloggers/organizations are all speaking towards what it is to bridge the gap between the Church and the GLBT Community. They asked me to [Read More...]

Andrew Marin on theooze.tv

Enjoy this interview (Part 1) with author and creator of The Ooze and theooze.tv, Spencer Burke. Watching it back I forgot I got a little excited at the end. And if you know me, you know what I mean by excited! Do you agree or disagree with anything I said? Much love. http://www.themarinfoundation.org/ [Read more...]


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