Lavender ‘outs’ Lutheran pastor — by crashing confidential support group
Somewhat torn over this one. The journalist and the Pastor have issues here, but breaking confidentiality of a support group is scumtiliciously ugly journalism.
Pastor Tom Brock isn’t the first clergyman to be outed as gay after condemning gay behavior. But Brock may be the first outed by a reporter who faked his way into a confidential 12-step program.
In a cover story published Friday that’s rocketing through the national gay press, Minneapolis-based Lavender magazine exposed the Minneapolis-based pastor’s struggles and desires as recounted to a support group for gay men “struggling with chastity.”