America is great because she is good, but there is nothing great and nothing good about hating gay people. Nothing. God is not honored because we cheerfully hate gay people. If we believe in a God of redemption, then we have got to believe in the worth and dignity of _all_ people in America.
I left the party because the Republicans just can't imagine a country that includes non-whites.
This letter is a great start to the conversation we need to have about the way white Americans exclude non-white Americans, and how white Christians don't understand their black Christian family.
We need to listen to those we think are opposing us. It might be that they share more than we know, and it might be that _we_ are wrong about what we think.