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Same-Sex Attraction, Safe Spaces, and the Savior

Same-Sex Attraction, Safe Spaces, and the Savior

As disciples of Jesus Christ, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are commanded to “love one another” (John 13:34). Sadly, many members of the Church who experience same-sex attraction or identify as homosexual report feeling hated or rejected, both by other members and even by the institution itself. To others, this reaction is surprising because Church …

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5 Ways to Support LGBTQ Latter-day Saints

5 Ways to Support LGBTQ Latter-day Saints

LGBTQ Latter-day Saints have often faced judgment and ostracism as they’ve tried to come to terms with who they are in the Church. As disciples of Jesus Christ, we strive to love all of God’s children while still standing firm in our faith. This balance isn’t always easy, but it is possible. If you are looking for a way to …

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LDS Church Releases Comment on 2nd Annual LoveLoud Festival

LDS Church Releases Comment on 2nd Annual LoveLoud Festival

In a statement released to Desert News, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints addressed Dan Reynold’s upcoming LoveLoud Festival in Utah. “We remain committed to support community efforts throughout the world to prevent suicide, bullying and homelessness,” the statement read. “Every young person should feel loved and cared for in their families, their communities and their congregations. We …

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Controversial Testimonies and the Mormon Church Handbook

Controversial Testimonies and the Mormon Church Handbook

This week, a video depicting 12-year-old Savannah bearing her testimony during a church meeting for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints started going viral. In her testimony, Savannah reveals she is gay. Near the end of her prepared testimony, as she begins talking about how she believes God would want her to be happy with her future life …

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Mormon and Gay? The Church Just Launched a Website For You.

Mormon and Gay? The Church Just Launched a Website For You.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched a new website, mormonandgay.lds.org, dedicated to serving members with same-sex attraction and their families. Featuring firsthand accounts with members of the Church experiencing same-sex attraction, the website explores many difficult topics, such as coming out to your family and ward members and determining how (or if) you want to label …

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