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What if you were told that god was gay? That’s the opening line from student Elloit Darrow’s entry in the 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational at Barnard College in New York.

In the three-minute poem, Darrow analyses the Bible and draws reference to gay life.

“God gave us the rainbow/As a promise that we will never be flooded again/Either with rain or ignorance/And now all the homosexual Homo sapiens/Stand more united under God’s rainbow/Than all of his denominations do around the Cross.”

Time Magazine noted that Darrow identifies as both a straight man and an “out Christian”.

“God created the heavens and the earth and it was … fabulous!”

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