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The Rev Scott Rennie at Queen's Cross Church
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Aberdeen minister in gay row ‘needed bodyguard’

06/07/2019

Scotland's first openly gay minister has spoken candidly of his experiences when his appointment brought controversy to the streets of Aberdeen a decade ago this week. In the second of a three-part series, the Rev Scott Rennie tells the Evening Express about combating depression and the breakdown of his marriage – and how he dealt with the outpouring of hate

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THREATENED WITH HELL AND DAMNATION: Aberdeen minister remembers gay row 10 years on

05/07/2019

Scotland's first openly gay minister has spoken candidly of his experiences when his appointment brought controversy to the streets of Aberdeen a decade ago. In a three-part series, the Rev Scott Rennie, 47, tells the Evening Express about suppressing his sexuality as a youngster, combatting depression and the breakdown of his marriage – and the turbulent period of his life when he made history by becoming minister of Queen’s Cross Church in the city

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