I don’t know what it’s like to be gay, but I do know what it is to feel like a freak in the heart of Mormondom, a fellow castaway on the Island of Misfit Toys.
Articles tagged “Mormonism and homosexuality”
While I’m always glad to see Mormons cooperating with other denominations, the unlikely alliance of Mormons, Catholics, and evangelicals against gay marriage is a sad example of the old adage, “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.”
Taking exception to Elder Nelson’s talk from yesterday. I can be a disciple of Christ and a supporter of nontraditional marriage. In fact, I can support nontraditional marriage precisely *because* I am a follower of that good shepherd.
With at least a dozen Mormons now facing church discipline, it’s logical to take a step back and ask ourselves what Jesus would do. Here is an in-depth look at all the people Jesus excommunicated.
Homosexuality is not a phase someone is going through. It isn’t a temporary condition with which some people “struggle.” LGBT Mormons cannot “pray the gay away” or cure themselves by marrying someone of the opposite sex.
Yesterday, a federal judge lifted a ban on same-sex marriage in Idaho. To me this is great news, though the 24% of Idaho that is Mormon may not feel the same way.
Friday’s surprising decision that Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional has resulted in an unsurprising flurry of political debate in Mormondom, from Meridian Magazine’s complaint about activist judges to a clever spoof of Gov. Herbert as the Grinch Who Stole Gay Marriage.