Often absent in the larger LDS conversations is the voice of LGBTQIA people. This session will feature LGBTQIA+ individuals sharing their experiences in and around Mormonism.
This session provides some examples in how to maintain relationships and communicate with people who don’t share your same faith or belief.
The Mormon Church can be a very comfortable community for many people. Some people stay in the church because of the community. Many who leave struggle to find a new community. This panel explores the topic of community in the broader spectrum of Mormonism, whether in or out of the Church.
This session is a discussion group centered on the theme of how to engage with people whose faith/belief is different than your own. Both active, believing Mormons and post/ex/etc-Mormons will be represented. This session will be a discussion with ample participation from the attendees, with the panelists mostly there to help guide the conversation and …
How does your relationship with the Church effect your spouse and your relationship? Is your spouse willing to talk about things from their point of view? Can a mixed-faith marriage work? In this session, people (both believing Mormon and not) who are in mixed-faith marriages share their stories as well as tips and strategies for …
This session will explore the experience of bisexual people in Mormonism. Where in the framework of Mormonism do bisexual people fit? What additional challenges exist within Mormonism (versus outside of Mormonism) for bisexual people? How does being bisexual impact ones faith/belief? Nicholas R. Stewart, Blaire Ostler, Blair M. White
Panelists share stories of their transition out of the LDS Church. What led to their transitions, how did their individual transitions evolve, and how does their relationship with the church and still-active loved ones look now? Nicholas R. Stewart, Mallory Thalman, Anthony Miller
This session is a discussion group focusing on how to engage with people whose faith/belief is different than your own. It will have ample participation from the attendees, wherever they are on the spectrum of faith and belief, with the panelists mostly there to guide the conversation and share insights. Anthony D. Miller, Nicholas R. …
How does your relationship with the church affect your relationship with your spouse? This session presents stories and strategies for making mixed-faith marriages work from people who are in them. Mallory Thalman, Scotty Thalman, Anthony D. Miller, Nicholas R. Stewart
This session will focus on the personal experiences of people who have transitioned out of the LDS Church, focusing on lessons learned in the process and aftermath of transition. Alex Pedersen Nicholas R. Stewart Samuel Yamamoto