over at Theology in the Raw. Up-front about the suffering they’ve experienced; also challenging to the churches:
We’ve received a lot of well-meaning advice that has turned out to be very harmful, but possibly the worst is to avoid other LGBT people. The assumption and fear is that if Brian befriends another gay man, of course he’ll cheat. While there is wisdom in maintaining some physical, emotional, and relational boundaries, isolating oneself completely is extremely harmful. Brian’s friendships with other LGBT people have been a significant contributor to his emotional health.