Concord, United States of America
OPENLY GAY MAN ELECTED EPISCOPALIAN BISHOP OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.
The Reverend Canon V. Gene Robinson, Bishop Coadjutor-Elect of the
Diocese of New Hampshire and an openly gay man, stands in the chapel at
the Diocese's headquarters in Concord, New Hampshire June 17, 2002.
Rev. Robinson, who was elected by New Hampshire clergy and lay
Episcopalians, is still subject to confirmation next month by the
church's national General Convention. REUTERS/Brian Snyder