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washingtonblade.com - volume 44, issue 8 - february 22, 2013

washingtonblade.com - volume 44, issue 8 - february 22, 2013

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Rev. Coates sought to shiftblack church narrative ongay rights
By MICHAEL K. LAVERSmlavers@washblade.com
Rev. Delman Coates, senior pastor of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton, Md.,in 2011 began to notice more same-sexcouples were joining his 8,000-membercongregation in Prince George’s County.He scheduled a meeting with a lesbiancouple from D.C. who had just moved toMaryland, but they cancelled because one of the women had become sick. They eventuallysat down with Coates and revealed one of them did not have health insurance becauseshe and her daughter could not get addedto the working partner’s policy.“It just seemed unfair in our societythat some would have rights and benefitsthat others didn’t have,” Coates toldthe Washington Blade during a Feb. 15interview. “I reached a point where I felt likegays and lesbians shouldn’t have to wait forpeople of faith to debate certain passagesof the Bible to determine whether they are
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President Obama is facing a flurry of requests to take administrativeaction on behalf of the LGBT community at the onset of his second term.One call that has so far been ignored is for the appointment of an openlyLGBT Cabinet member.In recent months, LGBT groups — such as the Human Rights Campaignand the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund — have said the appointment of an
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