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 […]

It’s Getting Better at BYU

Thanks to Kendall Wilcox, who says, “As part of the quiet launch of the farbetweenmovie.com website we’re releasing the It Gets Better video from the BYU-USGA students. Congrats to them all for sharing their story of hope for LGBT Mormon youth. Please share the video with others!”

Gay Mormons? A Summer Reading Essential

Yes, there are gay Mormons, and their stories are compelling. Brent Kerby’s put a bunch of them into one book, now available online and in paperback or on Kindles. As more people in American society find safety in sharing with friends and family that they are attracted to members of the same sex, it’s no […]

Loving others means…standing up

Just in time for Valentine’s Day comes this post from an old friend who, under a bit of ecclesiastical pressure, censored herself.  Her whole blog post is definitely worth reading.  Here’s an excerpt: … While the chorus for marriage equality grows louder, the choices facing Mormons

We march to keep them living

Rally and march to bring awareness to LGBT youth suicide. Who: David Melson, Executive Director, Affirmation: Gay and Lesbian Mormons Bonnie Graves, Board Member, The Trevor Project Dr. Cindi Love, Executive Director, Soulforce Rev. Mike Daggett, Human Rights Campaign Andrea Shorter, Deputy Marriage and Coalitions Director, Equality California Caitlin Ryan, Director, Family Acceptance Project Danielle […]

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 […]