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Love Free or Die - A Film and Conversation

Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
The Crawford Family Forum 474 South Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91105 Map and directions

Love Free or Die is about Gene Robinson, the  first openly gay person to be elected in the high church traditions of Christendom, whose two defining passions much of the world cannot reconcile: his love for God and for his partner Mark.

Following Gene's 2003 civil union in New Hampshire; the once-a-decade global Anglican bishops' gathering in Canterbury; and the biennial gathering of the Episcopal Church in American, the film  provides a glimpse into the inner workings of this moment of change from Robinson's perspective. Love Free or Die is about church and state, love and marriage, faith and identity — and one man's struggle to dispel the notion that God's love has limits.

Sandra Itkoff - Producer, Love Free or Die
Rev. Susan Russell - Sr. Associate, All Saints Church communications, incorporation & growth, and inclusion
Rev. Dr. Ken Fong - Sr. Pastor, Evergreen Baptist Church