Mormon Church

WATCH: Equality Utah shares story of a Mormon mother accepting her transgender son

In a video by Equality Utah for their series, "We Are Utah," Grayson, a transgender Mormon teen, shares his story of realizing who he is and finding acceptance from family and among faith leaders at his church.

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Mormon Church officials increasingly threaten members for supporting LGBT community online

A recent trend of Mormon Church members receiving threats of losing permission to enter a member's temple or even excommunication because of the opinions they expressed online.

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GUEST POST: A gay Mormon pleads for inclusive Scouting

Some of us don’t have to imagine how painful it is to be a gay Scout. We were one. Growing up as a Mormon boy in Idaho, scouting was pretty much built into my pathway to becoming an adult. It was as much a part of the plan for my youth as many Mormon rights of passage: baptism, being ordained to the priesthood, and passing the sacrament on Sundays.

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Boy Scout Leadership Recognizes Religious Support for Dropping Gay Scout Ban

National Boy Scouts of America (BSA) leadership have communicated to local and regional that some of the biggest religious organizations with the most Boy Scout charters have come out in support of policy change.

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New Blog, 'No More Strangers,' Features Voices of LGBT-Affirming Mormons

A new blog titled "No More Strangers: LGBT Mormon Forum" has been created to address a wide range of topics from the diverse perspectives of LGBT and allied Mormons.

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August 31, 2010

Utah's Deseret News Takes Final Steps to End Run as Mainstream Newspaper

The Deseret News, Utah’s second-largest newspaper, published continually since 1850, has taken the final steps
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July 15, 2009

Gay Couple Detained for Kissing

It used to be Main Street in Salt Lake City – a road through the heart of downtown.  Now it seems a stroll down this
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