July 2018 Issue #19 July 2018 Issue #19 4Guys - Page 95

How much do you think this incident teaches us about the conversations we should all be having about the joining of religion and sexuality? Barbara: The response after didn’t just come from people around the world but from church- es. We had one down the street from us that, when I was building Pulse, had my project shut down because they didn’t want a gay bar near them. This is the same church supplying water and Gatorade every single day at the memorial site. They housed the FBI when they did the investigation. I met pastors who left their churches because they’ve had a change of heart and the church wouldn’t support that. I’ve had local leaders who were homophobic before who now have wept, cried and helped family members come to terms and have a change of mind. What are you hoping the ONEPulse Foundation