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Dan Savage Debates NOM’s Brian Brown

More than three months after National Organization for Marriage President Brian Brown challenged Dan Savage to a debate over LGBT issues and the Bible, the two men sat down for dinner and a chat last week.

Brown challenged Savage, author of the Savage Love sex column, to a debate after a controversial speech Savage delivered at the National High School Journalist Conference in April that criticized the Bible and led a handful of students to walkout.

Savage opened his Seattle home to Brown for their debate, which was moderated by Mark Oppenheimer of The New York Times.

The two talked for more than an hour, touching on a range of topics, including the shooting at the Family Research Council.

WATCH the Dinner Table Debate here:

Justin Snow is Metro Weekly's former political editor and White House correspondent. Follow him on Twitter @JustinCSnow.