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Nick Benton’s Gay Science

Nick Benton

The author of the provocative “Gay Science” historical analysis series, Nick Benton will speak on his views about gay identity and purpose at Georgetown’s Dumbarton United Methodist Church. Benton, who founded and publishes the Falls Church News-Press, is lauded as a gay pioneer for his early activism, including co-founding the Berkeley Gay Liberation Front in California. He also has theological training from a school affiliated with the progressive United Church of Christ. Sunday, May 8, at 10 a.m. Dumbarton United Methodist Church, 3133 Dumbarton Ave. NW. Visit

Nick Benton photographed for a 2007 Metro Weekly cover interview by Todd Franson.

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