Ft. Worth Texas, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was the home to the latest in Soulforce’s string of religious university stops in the deep south. It was a conversation that some locally doubted would ever happen and although the local media was not allowed inside Channel 11 TV filmed from the outdoors.
According to Anna Kirey, Soulforce stop coordinator, her religious activism was ignited by the changes she partook in with the collapse of the Soviet Union. While a student in her native Kyrgyzstan just speaking up was dangerous to her and her partner and this made her all the more dedicated to liberty and justice.
According the the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary press release “The one-hour dialogue was cordial and kind spirited as the two parties discussed their opposing viewpoints about faith and sexuality..”