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Love Actually: Andrews' Student Movement Editorial

14 April 2014 | MELODIE ROSCHMANspectrum


Screen Shot 2014-04-15 at 12.16.53 AMAn editorial published last Wednesday by Melodie Roschman, editor of Andrews University's student newspaper, has been shared and re-shared in the days since. In it, Roschman traces how her understanding of the gay community, and even the word "gay," has evolved from the time she was a young girl growing up in a conservative church to a college student with gay friends and the realization that they are "a group of people who are the precious, beautiful, wonderfully and fearfully made children of God."
Roschman presided over the first-ever LGBTQ-centered issue of Andrews' Student Movement, published on the same day as the General Conference leadership voted to adopt guidelines that would effectively deny church membership to the practicing LGBTQ population. Read full article...
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