Podcast

S3 Ep 14: A Methodist Mixed Orientation Ex-Couple Talks Faith and Coming Out

Guests: Carter Cortelyou and Peggy Garrigues

Methodist pastor Carter Cortelyou and his ex-wife Peggy Garrigues, a Unitarian Universalist minster, talk about their marriage, divorce, and Peggy’s sexuality. Peggy came out as lesbian two decades into their marriage. Carter and Peggy share how they navigated disclosure and remaining quiet about Peggy’s orientation because of her ministry in the Methodist Church. They discuss the impact of Peggy’s sexuality on their faith, their ministries, and they share how they eventually found mutual respect, generosity and compassion for each other.

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