Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1985-D082
Title: Urge Dioceses to Reach a Better Understanding of Homosexuality
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Substituted
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 68th General Convention urge each diocese of this Church to find an effective way to foster a better understanding of homosexual persons, to dispel myths and prejudices about homosexuality, to provide pastoral support, and to give life to the claim of homosexual persons "upon the love, acceptance, and pastoral care and concern of the Church" as recognized by the General Convention in 1976.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Anaheim, 1985 (New York: General Convention, 1986), p. 207.