February 2011: Pride and prejudice
From the February 2011 Grapevine Magazine
Ignorance and unwelcoming insult spur a gay man’s resolve
"There are many who have balked at the idea of special purpose meetings for gays."
I am a GSR (General Service Representative) in Sacramento, Calif. We completed the first half of our annual group inventory a couple weeks ago and have scheduled the second half for a couple weeks from now. Our first question revealed a unanimous group conscience that our primary purpose is to carry the message to the alcoholic who still suffers. We have a special emphasis to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community.
It is a safe place, physically, spiritually and emotionally, for all AAs. It has been suggested in the inventory to reach out more to the... Login to read more
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