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Rev. Duncan E. Teague, Faith Outreach Consultant for Georgia Equality, is a third career minister recently ordained and credentialed with the Unitarian Universalists (UU). Teague preaches throughout the UU southern region and he is anticipating the launch of a ministry in Atlanta, GA. He is a 2011 graduate of Candler School of Theology. Teague worked in HIV/AIDS education, research, and prevention for many years as an out, gay man. He is a recognized social change agent, performing artist, published poet and writer. As a poet Teague was the senior member of The ADODI Muse; A Gay Negro Ensemble. He is featured in the award winning stage work based on the anthology, Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South by author and performer, E. Patrick Johnson, Ph.D. of Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. In addition to these many accomplishments, Teague is being inducted this spring into the Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers of Morehouse College. Currently, Teague lives in Decatur, GA with his husband, David J. Thurman, an instructor at Emory School of Medicine and a consultant with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They along with their families are celebrating their twenty plus years together.

Recent Posts

Mar 10, 2015

As a younger man I would have questioned someone’s sanity if they told me they saw in my future the experiences I am living now. I had not imagined that there would be a life in ministry for me, when I had decided not only to accept my sexuality, but to live in that truth as a gay youth and a man. Now I have done so throughout my entire adult life.

There were so few Black gay men living liberated in the 1970s Kansas City, Missouri.

May 22, 2014

Now as he [Saul] was going along and approaching Damascus, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?” He asked, “Who are you, Lord?” The reply came, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. But get up and enter the city and you will be told what to do.” (Acts 9:3-6)

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