I think that for some, the journey leading to the exit from the closet is more complicated and difficult than others. If we are truly a community that embraces and welcomes people with love and acceptance, I think that is what we should do. At the same time, if he is going to become a member of this community after having done so much damage, he has a lot of work to do, beginning with an apology for his actions and an acknowledgement of what they stemmed from. Then perhaps he could also begin to serve the community in a more active role.
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