It seems difficult in most cases, however, to cross the line from benevolent tolerance to full affirmation; to create a community of affectional orientation parity along with gender parity, class parity, and the like ...
What has occurred is a subculture of SGL [same gender loving] persons in the Christian community who are not necessarily condemned for being SGL, but who are also not given equal status with heterosexual persons in a heteronormative environment. SGL Christians are not often free to celebrate anniversaries, be close in public, or share a last name.
Bishop Yvette Flunder, in Where the Edge Gathers:building a community of radical inclusion, pages 15-16
Thursday, June 09, 2016
[crossing the line]
In regard to plantations (see previous post), Bishop Flunder says,