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God Believes in Love by Gene Robinson

God Believes in Love:
Straight Talk About Gay Marriage

by Gene Robinson

From the IX Bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire in the Episcopal Church—the first openly gay person elected to the historic episcopate, and the world’s leading religious spokesperson for gay rights and gay marriage—a groundbreaking book that lovingly and persuasively makes the case for same-sex marriage using commonsense, reasoned, and religious arguments.

This powerful and deeply personal book will help readers better understand why full marriage equality is so important and why it is a violation of civil rights to deny access to marriage because of sexual orientation.

Gene Robinson

About Gene Robinson

Gene Robinson is the IX Bishop of New Hampshire. He was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, graduated from the University of the South with a B.A. in American studies and history and completed the M.Div. degree in 1973 at the General Theological Seminary in New York. He was elected bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire in 2003, having served as Canon to the Ordinary (assistant to the bishop) for nearly eighteen years. Bishop Robinson is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and was invited by Barack Obama to give the invocation at the opening inaugural ceremonies at the Lincoln Memorial on January 18, 2009.

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Love Free or Die

Gene Robinson is the subject of a documentary film that premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and was awarded the Special Jury Prize. “Love Free or Die” follows Bishop Robinson’s personal story as American churches debate whether or not lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are equal to heterosexuals in the eyes of God, while our nation debates whether LGBT people are equal to heterosexuals in the eyes of the law. Visit for more information and a list of screenings.