My heart goes out to John, Margi, and their children. I know that in the last weeks people on all sides have made accusations and counter-accusations, not always with the most charitable voices. I am not at all surprised by the Church’s decision, and I’m sure John isn’t either. But it’s a loss nevertheless.
Peter Manseau’s new book suggests that Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon may have been influenced by a Seneca religious prophet who died 200 years ago.
On the one hand, good for TLC reality show star Melinda Bird, who seems to embody the optimistic can-do spirit that is the best of the Mormon religion. On the other hand, have the rest of us not yet graduated from the seventh grade, that we are so interested in watching her be romantically rejected?
Hats off to the LDS Church and to Beehive Clothing for sponsoring a detailed survey on what Mormons like and dislike about temple garments.
When I was a kid, everyone was “free range” — our parents said good-bye to us in the morning and hello again at dinner. Today they would be arrested for it.
Last night’s Golden Globes win for the TV series “Transparent” is helping to raise awareness of transgender identity, but it’s an uphill battle for social acceptance.
Guest blogger Ron Raynes says it is possible for a gay man and a straight woman to enjoy a happy marriage. He and his wife have done so for 34 years.
After 20 years, one of my favorite spirituality books has been refreshed for a new generation of readers. Author Marjorie Thompson explains why.
“The structure of patriarchy—and this is not unique to Mormonism at all—tells men that it’s appropriate for them to wield power over women,” says mystery novelist Mette Harrison. “This can lead to abuse over and over again.”