As backlash gains momentum against the Mormon Tabernacle Choir singing at Donald Trump's inauguration, guest blogger Carol Lynn Pearson asks, "What would Jesus do?"
Mitch Mayne is one of about two dozen LGBT Mormons whose faces grace a new art exhibit -- telling the world, and particularly LGBT Mormon youth, that it's possible to be gay and fully integrated into Mormon life.
While plural marriage has officially been banned by the LDS Church for more than a hundred years, the truth and lived reality for many modern Mormon women is actually far more complicated. Tracy McKay-Lamb is one of those women.
Carol Lynn Pearson's new book argues that many, if not most, Mormon women feel pain and fear at the prospect of sharing their husbands with at least one other wife for all of eternity. Even if polygamy isn't currently practiced, it's "alive and unwell" in Mormon doctrine and temple sealing practices.
When the denial of a person’s sexual identity leads to the extreme measure of taking on a “straight” marriage in order to remain fully in the fold, it is, ironically, damaging to the family, the very institution that the LDS Church claims to be defending.
Will there be polygamy in the celestial kingdom? Do men and women have equal access to sealing blessings and cancellations? A new survey aims to take the pulse of Mormons today.
(RNS) Twenty years ago, a gay Mormon character stepped onstage for the first time in Tony Kushner's "Angels in America.'' A lot's changed since then, fueled by the church's role in Prop 8 and its efforts to build bridges to gays and lesbians.