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Gay bishop backs marriage equality in Maine

Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, married his longtime partner on New Year’s Day 2010 — the day marriage equality became legal in his home state of New Hampshire. Robinson hopes Maine voters follow in its neighbor’s footsteps and legalize marriage equaliyt in a ballot proposal in November. Robinson is coming to Maine on behalf of the campaign seeking to legalize marriage equality, appearing at three screenings of a film about his life and his struggles to be accepted within the Anglican church.

(Source: glaad.org)

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