Part 1: I’m Sorry Campaign

We will be gathering at the Chicago Pride Parade again this year (Sunday, June 26th at 10:30am) and we would love for you to join us if you live in or around the Chicagoland area! We will be seeking to embody an alternative to the condemning messages spoken by Christians that many in the LGBT [Read More...]

I’m Sorry. And I Love You.

The following post is by Melinda Guerra, a volunteer at The Marin Foundation. A year ago, I was sitting at camp, looking into potential places to volunteer when I got back to the city.  I had just finished reading Love is an Orientation by Andrew Marin, and he was a local… so I figured I [Read More...]

Part 5: Video Interviews of I’m Sorry Campaign 2010 Atlanta Pride

This video is an interview with a lesbian who just came out, at her first Pride Parade. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Part 4: Video Interviews of I’m Sorry Campaign 2010 in Atlanta

This interview is with a British pastor, now living in Tennessee as an Officer for the Salvation Army, who participated in our recent I’m Sorry Campaign 2010 in the A-T-L. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Part 3: I’m Sorry Campaign 2010 Atlanta Gay Pride

This video is me interviewing a straight participant in the I’m Sorry Campaign 2010 Atlanta stop. She just so happens to be an Officer in the Salvation Army. An Officer is what the Salvation Army calls a pastor. It seems to be that she just found church. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Part 2: I’m Sorry Campaign Video from Atlanta Gay Pride

In this video I interview seven gay teenage guys about their experiences with the Church and thoughts they have on moving forward. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Part 1: I’m Sorry Campaign 2010 Atlanta Gay Pride

Our recent I’m Sorry experiment at this past Chicago Gay Pride blew up. We never expected anything like that to happen. Since, something like 28,000 people ‘liked’ it on Facebook, our Director of Pastoral Care Nathan Albert’s post about hugging a man in his underwear has been viewed almost a half a million times in [Read More...]

Part 8: Video Interviews from Chicago Gay Pride Parade

I asked this person: What would you think/do if a straight Christian came up to you and said I’m Sorry for how the Church has treated you, etc… His answer is the most powerful thing I’ve heard any LGBT person say regarding the power of I’m Sorry. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Part 6: Video Interviews from Chicago Gay Pride Parade

Sorry…I messed up the order of the videos. I forgot to post Part 6 before I posted Part 7! So here it is… This video is of me interviewing a very humble, agnostic man wearing a huge rainbow hat talking about his experiences with faith and the gay community. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Part 7: Video Interviews from Chicago Gay Pride Parade

Here I interview another participant in our ‘I’m Sorry’ campaign. Just watch how the deconstruction of negative perceptions about the Pride Parade happen in real time. Quite amazing. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Part 5: Video Interviews from Chicago Gay Pride Parade 2010

This video is an interview I did with Nathan and Brooke, two people who participted in our ‘I’m Sorry’ campaign. Hear their persepective about what happened during the parade and their involvement with others around them while wearing the shirts. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Part 4: Video Interviews at Chicago Gay Pride Parade 2010

This video interview is with a gay man, raised Catholic, telling his story of then to now… Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Purchase our “I’m Sorry” T-Shirts!

The response we have gotten from this ‘I’m Sorry from the Church’ Campaign 2010 has been unreal! We have some huge plans in the works right now for the upcoming national ‘I’m Sorry from the Church’ Campaign 2011. But in the meantime, Kevin, Nathan and I have been getting TONS of emails and Facebook messages [Read More...]

Part 3: Video Interviews from Chicago Pride Parade 2010

At the Parade I ran into another straight guy whose best friends came out to him and changed his life. This guy Jason really “loves the gays!” Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]


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