To be able to love and live in freedom means to be able to make godly decisions. To make godly decisions we have to surrender our egos and all the falsity and shame that goes with it.
I've never been much for self-revelation. In two decades of public life, I always approached the limelight with extreme caution. Not that I kept my personal life off-limits; rather, the personal life I put on display was a blend of fact and fiction.
Being gay is a fundamental part of my being - the core of who I've always been, and the thing that I had repressed and run from all my life.
I'm enjoying prison ministry, particularly with the women in Hudson County Jail who have suffered tremendously in their lives.