Diversity Lecture Series brings up LGBT discrimination in the Church

The Diversity Lecture Series opened Tuesday with a screening of an Emmy award-winning documentary film, which highlights the struggles and the discrimination that North Carolina gay and lesbian Christians face at the hands of the Church.

Approximately 340 people attended the screening of “Coming Out ~ Coming In: Faith, Identity and Belonging,” and a panel discussion, said Gus Pena, director of Multicultural Student Development.

Following the film, a panel of faith leaders in the campus and community discussed LGBT rights, issues in their denominations and the greater Christian church.

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