New York Times
September 15, 2012
One year after Matthew Vines was forced to leave the Wichita, Kan., church he had attended since birth — not because he is gay, but because he tried to convince people there was nothing wrong with that — he was sitting facing a crowd of 235 Christians, most of them gay or lesbian, at the Marble Collegiate Church on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. “It is simply a fact that the Bible does not discuss or condemn loving, gay relationships,” said Mr. Vines.

This profile of Matthew Vines features an event presented by GLAAD, "Being Gay is Not a Sin: A Conversation with Matthew Vines"