Speaker: Ellen Koester

Queer Mormon Women

This panel features queer Mormon women from various levels of church involvement and various places on the spectrum of sexual or romantic orientation. They will offer insights into the diverse experiences of people inhabiting the intersection between Mormonism, LGBTQIA+ experience, and feminism. Brianna Cluck, Ellen Koester, Kristen Cardon, Chelsea Gibbs, Megan Howarth, Jessica Swenson, Averyl …

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A new and fundamental question of our doctrine has been brought to the forefront in the last decade: “Can one be gay and Mormon?” Despite claims that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is officially politically neutral, it has supported and funded legislation aimed at denying full rights and equality to God’s gay …

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