Reverend Javier Olivares is with CrossRoads United Methodist Church in Phoenix, Arizona. Although then Gov. Brewer vetoed SB 1062, a controversial bill that would have allowed private individuals and businesses to use religion to discriminate, Rev. Olivares felt for the gay and Latino members of his congregation that would've felt doubly oppressed living in Arizona. A leader of the church, Rev. Olivares knows this is a new era and urges others to embrace these new times because according to him, God wants for all of us to be inclusive.

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