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Connections: The Challenges Of Coming Out Of The Closet

Despite recent progress, it's still very challenging for some gay Americans to come out of the closet. That's particularly true for African Americans of faith.

We sit down with Pastor Malik McFarley-Sample, who came out recently. He's finding his place in the local faith community, but he admits that Rochester's black churches have a lot of work to do on LGBTQ issues. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
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