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Benton Speaks Sunday On ‘Gay Science’ Series

Falls Church News-Press owner-editor Nicholas Benton, author of a provocative “Gay Science” series published on the News-Press website and in the D.C. area’s Metro Weekly LGBT community-focused magazine since October 2010, will speak on his views about gay identity and purpose at the Dumbarton United Methodist Church, 3133 Dumbarton Ave. NW in Georgetown, on Sunday, May 8 at 10 a.m. The public is invited.

Falls Church News-Press owner-editor Nicholas Benton, author of a provocative “Gay Science” series published on the News-Press website and in the D.C. area’s Metro Weekly LGBT community-focused magazine since October 2010, will speak on his views about gay identity and purpose at the Dumbarton United Methodist Church, 3133 Dumbarton Ave. NW in Georgetown, on Sunday, May 8 at 10 a.m. The public is invited.

Benton, the founder, owner and editor of the News-Press that recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, has drawn for the series on his role as a San Francisco Bay Area “gay pioneer,” being a co-founder of the Berkeley Gay Liberation Front among other things, and on his theological training an honor graduate of the Pacific School of Religion, a graduate theological seminary affiliated with the progressive United Church of Christ.

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