Posts Tagged ‘lgbt’

Mormon News, January 25–29

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Wendy Williams Montgomery, an advocate for LGBT Mormon youth, reported this week that as many as thirty-four Latter-day Saints, between ages fourteen and twenty, had committed suicide since November. The suicides come on the heels of a fiercely debated...

Mormon News, May 11–15

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Last Wednesday the Human Rights Campaign, a leading advocate for LGTB issues, “strongly condemned” the LDS Church’s planned involvement with the World Congress of Families' upcoming conference in Salt Lake City. The WCF is labeled a hate group by...

Mormon News, March 9–13

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Peggy Fletcher Stack examined the efforts of the LDS Church to teach members the challenging portions of the faith’s history. Stack interviewed numerous historians for her Salt Lake Tribuneglass article, all of whom stressed the importance of openness and...

Mormon News, February 2–6

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Stuart Reid, a former Utah State Senator, wrote an op-ed in the LDS Church-owned Deseret News to defend the faith’s latest outreach to LGBT Americans. But it was less Reid’s argument in defense of the church than a brief...

Mormon News, January 26–30

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The LDS Church staged a rare and unexpected press conference this week on LGBT issues and a desired religious-liberty exemption from anti-discrimination laws. The church began asking for input from church members on garments and got an ear full....

Mormon News, December 22–26

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For roughly twenty-four hours, it appeared a massive shift had taken place in the LDS Church and a major step forward had been made regarding LGBT equal rights. Sharp-eyed visitors to www.mormonsandgays.org discovered a page saying the church supported...