Colleen Simon recently lost her work, fired because of her sexual orientation. And despite everything, Colleen is turned over to do her work in the days which followed her dismissal because she sees this work like a will of God and moreover, she did not want the food to be lost.
Simon is at the origin of the program which allowed and always makes it possible to nourish many people in the need.
Married with the reverend Donna Simon, she never truly hid her relationship even if she entrusts that within her work, she was not either openly discuss it and sometimes used male pronouns to speak about her wife.
“You don’t want your legacy to be one of division and ugliness,” she said. “It’s awful. But there are laws, and until that law gets changed in the church, it is what it is.”
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