Steve, I took a very different path from you in terms of religion. I do agree with the thrust of your story, though.

I know that if I were straight, I would very likely be a conservative Christian of some stripe, and probably not very socially tolerant.

I was raised that way. My siblings and cousins are all like that.

I figure that my sexual orientation had to be responsible for my deep questioning about the dogmas my religion taught me.

While I rejected Christianity in toto, I happy to see the path you chose.

The world needs more Christians like you.

Jim

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