For the first time in my life, especially as a Minister of the Word and Sacrament of the Presbyterian Church (USA) I can write and say and sing and dance:
I'm a Presbyterian Minister of the Word and Sacrament, and I'm gay.
The beauty of saying it now is this: I no longer fear expulsion. I will not be censured. I will not be defrocked. This is because the PCUSA announced to the world, through Amendment 10A, that I no longer have anything to fear about being out, because who I love and who loves me does not decide who is or is not called to ordained leadership in the PCUSA.
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