Not only did this man – Tim Kurek – recognize his own bigotry, he decided to put himself in the position of those he had learned to oppress – the LGBT community. He realized that the stereotypes he had been taught his entire life didn’t fit with the reality around him, and he really did something about it.
He is raising the funds ($8,000) he needs to have the book edited and publicized.
For those of you who aren’t sure (I wasn’t), here’s the definition of Pharisee:
1. capitalized : a member of a Jewish sect of the intertestamental period noted for strict observance of rites and ceremonies of the written law and for insistence on the validity of their own oral traditions concerning the law (Merriam-Webster dictionary)
Again … wow!