New Lifeline for LDS Families with LGBT Children

Bob Rees is a former bishop and has spent several decades reaching out to and working with LGBT Mormons, providing resources and support. He is currently teaching Mormon Studies at Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. LDS families have a new resource for supporting their LGBT children. The booklet, Supportive Families, Healthy Children: Helping Latter-day Saint […]

Why would God allow his children to be born homosexual?

This question was posed at General Conference Sunday morning: “Why would God allow his children to be born homosexual?” Why would God allow his children to be born poor? or right-handed? or green-eyed? or Mormon? or Jewish? or Muslim? or rich? Maybe it doesn’t matter. Maybe, just maybe, God loves us, no matter how, where […]

Seeking Forgiveness and Making Amends

Guest poster Steve M. is originally from Southern California. He attended Brigham Young University, and currently lives on the East Coast. He is an active Mormon, serving as a Primary Teacher in his local ward. Like so many others, I was distraught as I watched the Proposition 8 campaign unfold in California. Although churches and […]