WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - The first openly gay bishop visits Purdue University.
Bishop Gene Robinson spoke to both Purdue students and members of the community at the Elliott Hall of Music Saturday afternoon.
Robinson is most known for addressing complex, controversial issues such as same sex marriage.
He said being openly gay in society today is becoming more accepted, but he said we still have a long way to go.
"40 percent of all of the teenagers living on the streets of our cities are LGBT kids who were kicked out of their homes when they came out," said Robinson.
The event was just one of three over the next few days. The events include classroom discussions and meetings with student and community groups.
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