Speaker: Duane Jennings

Stumbling Blocks And Stepping Stones Including Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender And Intersex Children Of God In The Lds Plan Of Salvation

The Church’s emphasis on the traditional family, complete with preexistent and post mortal stages as part of the plan of salvation, has received near-canonical status with “The Family: A Proclamation to the World.” But the call to be a Zion community means commitment to “line upon line, precept upon precept” growth and the concept of …

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S.O.S.: STORIES OF SERVICE, OF SAVING LIVES AND GIVING HOPE. LOOKING BACK OVER THIRTY YEARS OF AFFIRMATION: GAY AND LESBIAN MORMONS, AND TO THE NEXT THIRTY YEARS

S.O.S.: STORIES OF SERVICE, OF SAVING LIVES AND GIVING HOPE. LOOKING BACK OVER THIRTY YEARS OF AFFIRMATION: GAY AND LESBIAN MORMONS, AND TO THE NEXT THIRTY YEARS “Affirmation/Gay Mormons United (G.M.U.)” began with a closely-knit group of gay and lesbian students from BYU exasperated at the number of Mormon suicides perceived to be a direct …

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When Beliefs Lead To Estrangement

While LDS beliefs often focus on eternal unity, when differences of belief arise in LDS families, estrangement is too often the result, especially when the differing beliefs involve controversial issues such as apostasy, excommunication, inactivity, joining another faith, and sexual orientation. This panel consists of counseling professionals who deal regularly with estrangement issues, and with …

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