Controversial Chicago pastor said to back gay rights

03/20/2008 | Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.)

The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, the Chicago pastor whose comments from the pulpit about race and the federal government have become an issue in the presidential candidacy of Democratic hopeful Barack Obama, was inclusive of gay congregants and mostly backed LGBT rights, according to this article. "He has always been supportive on gay issues," said Ronald Wadley, an out member of Trinity United Church of Christ, from which Wright recently retired.

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