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Robinson, Gene

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishRobinson, GeneGene RobinsonRobinson, Gene /dʒiːn/  (1947–) an American man who became the first openly gay bishop in the Anglican Church when he was chosen to be the Bishop of of New Hampshire in 2003. The decision to give Robinson this job caused a lot of disagreement among Anglicans about whether it was right to allow a gay man to become a bishop. Some bishops were worried that it might cause a split in the Anglican Church.
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