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LGBT Center To Open Its Doors Across From Mormon Temple In Utah

LGBT Mormons have long struggled to gain acceptance in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But a new, inclusive family and youth center opening in Provo, Utah hopes to offer the kind of sanctuary LGBT people have at times...Show More Summary

Kindness Begins With Me

As a life-long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I have grown up singing hymns and hearing stories about Jesus from the Bible and Book of Mormon. As a part of church meetings and worship each Sunday, young children...Show More Summary

Mormon Church Unveils Website Welcoming LGB People

Last week, the Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) unveiled the website,‘‘Mormon and Gay,” that affirms the Church’s “love” for LGB people as long as LGB people remain celibate. The retooled website is an update from "Mormons and Gays," released in 2012 on a domain unaffiliated with the church's official website. Show More Summary

New Mormon Website Says It's Okay To Be A Gay Mormon. Well, Sort Of.

Last Tuesday, October 25th, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released an updated version of their website on LGBT people. As an openly gay Mormon, I'm keenly interested in what the Church has to say on the topic. But the...Show More Summary

Mormon Church's Baby Step Towards LGBTQ Reconciliation Isn't Enough For Many Queer Mormons

Mormon leaders have a message for lesbian and gay members of their religious community: You’re welcomed in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ? just don’t fall in love and out of line. On Tuesday, the church announced that it had updated a web page meant to serve as a resource for gay and lesbian Mormons, their families, and allies. Show More Summary

The Mormon Church: Oppressed or Oppressor?

A brief history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' complicated relationship with persecution.

Mormon Church Tells Gay People ‘We Want You to Know We Love You’ on New Website

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

You can be Mormon and gay says the LDS Church on a new website, though there has been no change in its draconian policy toward gay people. The Guardian reports: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) published a new website called Morm… Read The post Mormon Church Tells Gay People ‘We Want You to Know We Love You’ on New Website appeared first on Towleroad.

Per a New Campaign, the Mormon Church Accepts Its Gay Members as Long as They Aren't Too Gay

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has released new testimonials now featured in a section of its website called Mormon and Gay, starring several of its members who are struggling to reconcile their same-sex attraction with the church’s anti-gay teachings. Spoiler alert: This involves either total celibacy or marrying a person of the opposite sex. Read more...

Gay Ex-Mormons Are Livid Over LDS’s Official New “Mormon And Gay” Website

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

File under “Losing My Lunch Religion”: So The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints released an official “Mormon and Gay” website this week, and ex-Mormons are rightly freaking out about it. Your official rage will no doubt begin shortly after perusing the Frequently Asked Questions section, which opens with “Why Use the Term ‘Same-Sex [...]

Did God want a fundamentalist Mormon to skip bail?

To the editor: God have mercy (so to speak) on Kathy Nester, the Utah public defender representing Lyle Jeffs, devout member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, a splinter sect of the Mormon church. (“Sect official Lyle Jeffs went missing while awaiting trial, but...

59 Thoughts from LDS Church General Conference

In the spring and fall of each year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds its annual general conference. Hundreds of thousands of Mormons converge on Salt Lake City for two days of sermons from top leaders of the Church, which with around 16 million members is by far the largest Mormon denomination in the world. Show More Summary

Mormon Church Leaders: There's An Easy Fix To Prevent Mormon LGBT Teen Suicides

On November 5, 2015 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) issued a new and extreme anti-gay edict banning same-sex married couples and their children from the Church. During the past 10 months, there have been...Show More Summary

Mormon Church Leaders: There's An Easy Fix To Prevent Mormon LGBT Teen Suicides

On November 5, 2015 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) issued a new and extreme anti-gay edict banning same-sex married couples and their children from the Church. During the past 10 months, there have been...Show More Summary

Profiles by VICE: What Life Is Like After Leaving a Notorious Mormon Polygamist Sect

3 months agoNews : Vice News

VICE meets three young women who explain why they left Warren Jeffs's Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and talk about the struggle to build a new life.

Stephen Colbert Mocks Olive Oil-Fueled Escape of Polygamist Lyle Jeffs

We recently learned that Lyle Jeffs, brother of Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints leader Warren Jeffs, escaped from authorities before the start of his fraud trial. His defense attorney suggested in a court filing,...Show More Summary

Resurrecting Our Gods in Our Creations

Four weeks ago, Spencer (my oldest son) left home to serve as a missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for two years in Montreal, Canada. The rest of my family and I miss him, and we also support him. Dorothee (my wife) and I served as missionaries of the LDS Church a couple decades ago, in France. Show More Summary

Fugitive Fundamentalist Mormon Leader Has Perhaps Been Raptured Into Heaven, According to His Lawyer

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

All jobs have their difficulties, but representing Lyle Jeffs must pose a particular set of challenges. Jeffs, the acting head of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is awaiting trial on federal fraud charges and slipped his ankle bracelet with the apparent help of some olive oil. Show More Summary

Polygamist Fugitive May Have Been 'Raptured': Attorney

Lyle Jeffs' lawyer really wishes she could consult with him regarding a food stamp fraud trial involving 11 members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Fox 13 reports. But the polygamist leader of the FLDS, who the New York Daily News notes had been under house...

Paramotorist Died After Crashing Through Roof Of LDS Church

4 months agoNews / Crime : The Dreamin' Demon

DRAPER, UT — Authorities say 57-year-old Jim Peterson died after the paramotorist crashed through the roof of an LDS church in Draper. The accident happened Sunday morning during services for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 272 E. Show More Summary

Why Is the Mormon Church Building a Huge Compound in Philadelphia?

The LDS church is undoubtedly aware that the city of Philadelphia has one ofthe fastest growing millennial populations. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is in the midst of a massive building campaign to serve the estimated 14 million Mormons throughout the world. Show More Summary

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