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Looky here; I've never been, nor will I ever be here for Donnisha McClurkin. I remember the day I saw the youtube video of the AIM conference that he denounced homosexuality. Apparently he had done it long before then, even.
I'm not here for the multitudes of gay black men who were reared in the church, and afraid of being who they are for fear of losing their "loved" ones.
I'm not here for family members who are so brainwashed by the church that they would disown their own sons and daughters if they were ever "found out" to be gay."
I'm don't like to be here for confused church boys who will come out to me, but not their families, and then randomly hit me up on facebook asking inappropriate questions and making inappropriate remarks about my attractive male friends. But I know it's not their fault.
It's the fault of church leadership and people like Donetella McClurkin who are destroying our young black gay men and women and I'm not here for them.
Earlier today, Doniella McClurikin released a video via social cam (side note: what is with the COGIC and people affiliated with the COGIC trying to make it happen for Social Cam? Like really? They must have some sort of sponsorship deal) outlining why he was "uninvited" to a civil rights memorial event in Washington D.C. In it, Dolly McClurkin says something to the effect (because I can't be bothered to listen again for the actual quote) "Can you believe it? It's 2013 and a black man has been uninvited to a civil rights memorial."
Girl please! Dorinda McClurkin, you were uninvited because members of the LGBT community, nor the Mayor of the District of Columbia, agree with your foolish claims that you were "delivered from the curse of homosexuality."
It's sickening, to me, that this man runs a church in the greater NYC area. A coworker of mine attends. She has tried, on two occasions, to invite me to the church. Both times she mentions "Pastor McClurkin" and I almost lose whatever meal I previously had. Donna McClurkin, saddown somewhere.