End of the Year Giving!

The following post comes in part from The Marin Foundation’s end-of-year letter to our generous donors. To participate in giving to The Marin Foundation, click here! — To our wonderful friends and family, Hello from Chicago! We hope this letter finds you well as you enjoy this holiday season. We are filled with joy and [Read More…]

I’m Sorry Campaign Through the Eyes of Others

2013 was our fourth I’m Sorry Campaign in Chicago. Well, technically it was the I’m Sorry Campaign’s thirtieth Pride around the world. It’s amazing what one small act of love becomes… Here is a roundup of some of the blogs written by people who attended this year’s I’m Sorry Campaign in Chicago. I’m sure there [Read More…]

Another Great Honor for Love

The Marin Foundation’s now twice viral photo, Christians Hugging a Man in His Underwear at Chicago’s Gay Pride, has been viewed 30 million times since first being posted on my blog. It has also recently been honored in two major outlets “Best Images” lists – one best of 2012 and one best of all time. [Read more…]

So I’m Sorry, Now What?

The following post is from Michael “Fish” Van Huis, interning with us this summer at The Marin Foundation. Michael is majoring in Christian Ministry at Abilene Christian University where he also founded Voice, an unofficial LGBT and allies group at ACU. You can check out his blog at http://livinginboystown.tumblr.com/. [This is part two of my “I’m Sorry” [Read More…]

In Case You’re Not 1 of the 7.6 Million Viewers…

Just in case you are not one of the 7.6 million viewers of a recent BuzzFeed article that named The Marin Foundation’s I’m Sorry Campaign as the #1 Picture of the 21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity, here it is! I’m being serious when I say this, but I think this is [Read More…]

I’m Sorry Campaign at Chicago Pride Parade

This past weekend, a group with The Marin Foundation took the I’m Sorry Campaign to the Chicago Pride Parade. It was a great time of conversations and celebrating the day with others at the parade. Deni Fitzpatrick, who is interning with us this summer, was at the parade to capture some images of the day. [Read More…]

Part 6 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

If you would like to check out some other videos for this campaign, you can follow the link here. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org   [Read more…]

Part 5 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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Part 4 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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Part 3 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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Part 2 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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I’m Sorry Campaign Videos – Part 1

On June 26th this year, we gathered at the Chicago Pride Parade to apologize for the ways that we as Christians have harmed the LGBT community. While apologizing for what we have done or have failed to do is an important step in the journey towards reconciliation, we are trying to continue to push forward [Read More…]

Protected: Pride Parade Reflection

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Part 2: I’m Sorry Campaign

The following post was written by Kevin Harris, Director of Community Relations at The Marin Foundation. As we continue to talk with individuals in Chicago and others around the country, we have become very accustomed to hearing Christians from varying theological backgrounds express their remorse over the fact that often times they and the broader [Read More…]