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Mormon Church Tweaks Wedding Policy To Make Nonmembers Feel More Included
Non-Mormons still aren't allowed to attend temple weddings. But a new church ruling could help ease some of the heartbreak.
Mormon Church Drops Anti-LGBTQ Rule, But It Feels Like 'Gaslighting' To Some
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hasn't properly acknowledged the pain its controversial 2015 policy caused queer Mormons and their kids, some advocates say.
Former Brigham Young University Mascot Comes Out As Gay In Powerful Essay
Curtis M. Wong
Charlie Bird, who played Cosmo the Cougar, hopes sharing his journey will further discussion of LGBTQ issues in the Mormon church.
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Utah’s Proposed LGBTQ Conversion Therapy Ban Is About Suicide Prevention, Advocates Say
The state is considering banning licensed therapists from using conversion therapy on queer kids.
How Attending My First Gay Wedding Changed Me As A Practicing Mormon
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After my sister's wedding, I began to question everything.
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Mormon Women Missionaries Now Allowed To Wear Pants Instead Of Skirts
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said this will help the missionaries stay warm, ride bikes, and protect themselves from mosquito-borne diseases.
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Mormon Church Backs Deal To Legalize Medical Marijuana In Utah
By Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is "thrilled" to be part of an effort to "alleviate human pain and suffering,” a leader said.
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Mormon Women's Group Calls On LDS Senators To Investigate Claims Against Kavanaugh
"If you truly respect women, then demonstrate it by honoring our requests to go slowly here," the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints group wrote.
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Woman Accusing Mormon Leader Of Rape Speaks Out Against Him At Church Service
McKenna Denson interrupted a church meeting to accuse leaders of covering for a "sexual predator."
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New Official Mormon History Book Delves Into Faith's Polygamous Roots
By Brady McCombs, Associated Press
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has published a history book that doesn't shy away from thorny issues.
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Woman Claims Mormon Church’s Cover-Up Culture Protected Her Sexual Predator Dad
Mormon leaders were told her father abused his children, Kristy Johnson said, but they didn’t call the police.
Mormon Church To End Its Century-Long Relationship With The Boy Scouts
By Brendan O'Brien, Reuters
Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs serve about 330,000 Mormon youth in the United States.
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Woman Who Says Mormon Church Failed To Discipline Her Abuser Files Lawsuit
McKenna Denson says the president of a Mormon missionary training center raped her in 1984.
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Brazilian And Chinese-American Apostles Diversify Mormon Church Leadership
The new appointments were announced during a historic general conference.
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Former Mormon Missionary Center Leader Accused Of Sexual Assault
A 55-year-old woman claims she was assaulted at a missionary training center in 1984.
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The Mormon Church Has A Domestic Violence Problem
Neil J. Young
LDS culture and theology creates an environment where abusers can thrive.
Can Christ Love Me In My Sins?
Mette Ivie Harrison
Mormon in progress
On the other hand, Mormons are sometimes accused (perhaps rightly) of not believing in the importance of grace, and of believing
Emma R. Plute
I'm A Salt Laker, And I'm Disappointed In The Mormon Tabernacle Choir
There’s not a lot involving Donald Trump that can surprise me anymore, but the fact that the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has
Encircle: LGBT Family & Youth Resource Center
LGBT Center To Open Its Doors Across From Mormon Temple In Utah
The center hopes to offer sanctuary to LGBT youth and their families in the largely Mormon community.
New Mormon Website Says It's Okay To Be A Gay Mormon. Well, Sort Of.
Openly gay, active Latter-day Saint (Mormon)
As Mormons, we don't really love LGBT people as ourselves. We love them as something less than us. Every article, video, and section of the website is underpinned with a single notion: LGBT people are, at their core, broken, afflicted, and a little bit less than whole.
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Mormon Church's Baby Step Towards LGBTQ Reconciliation Isn't Enough For Many Queer Mormons
The church's relaunched LGBTQ website attempts to be loving and inclusive but fails in the most terrible ways.
Verse That Linked Rape To Chastity Removed From Mormon Youth Book
But victim-blaming persists in Mormon purity culture.
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