The pain of being gay and Mormon at BYU

Homosexuality is not a phase someone is going through. It isn’t a temporary condition with which some people “struggle.” LGBT Mormons cannot “pray the gay away” or cure themselves by marrying someone of the opposite sex.

This photo in my Twitterfeed was the first news I had of today's court decision in Utah. My congratulations to these two newlyweds, and to everyone affected by the law.

Same sex marriage begins in Utah — in UTAH!

Let me join my voice to the chorus of joy to say I am feeling heartened and hopeful by this surprising news from Utah. I have many friends whose lives will be easier and better because they will be able to receive equal treatment under the law.