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God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality | Fort Lauderdale

at Congregation Etz Chaim
1881 NE 26th Street
Wilton Manors, FL
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The myth that the Bible forbids homosexuality — the myth of ‚ÄúGod versus¬†Gay‚ÄĚ — is behind the most divisive and painful conflicts of our time. ¬† In his new book God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality, scholar and activist Jay¬†Michaelson shows that not only does the Bible not prohibit same-sex intimacy,¬†it honors the values of love, justice, diversity, and compassion that equality for¬†sexual minorities brings about. Michaelson says that religious people should¬†support equality for gays and lesbians not despite their religion — but because¬†of it.

This event will include a conversation with Michaelson about God vs. Gay and an opportunity to ask questions and share views on this highly contentious and important debate.

For more information and press inquiries, please contact Ross Schwartz at Schwartz & MacEntyre.

 

Jay‚Äôs reading at 7:30pm is free and all are welcome. His book, God vs. Gay, will be available for purchase. ¬†A¬†special ‚ÄúConversation with Jay‚ÄĚ reception at 6:30 pm has been arranged for a contribution of $50. Please call the office at ¬†954-564-9232, to make your reservation.