Stranger at the Gate: To Be Gay and Christian in America - Chapter Thirteen, 1991-93, A Ghost No More! Summary & Analysis

Mel White
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Chapter Thirteen, 1991-93, A Ghost No More! Summary and Analysis

The Religious Right's hate campaign finally pushed White to the brink. On December 24th, 1991, White wrote a coming out letter to Falwell, asking to meet with him and talk about his treatment of homosexuality. After a year, White received no reply. In the meanwhile, Falwell and his ilk continued to repeat their lies, bad Scriptural interpretation and hate-filled rhetoric. No one would meet with White, despite the destruction the hate campaign was perpetrating on families all over America. At the same time, the Religious Right pushed Measure Nine in Oregon, which would add anti-homosexual language to the Oregon constitution. White spoke out against it, which helped to defeat it. But many pastors in the Religious Right sent him letters of condemnation.

White decided that he could no longer continue...

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