(RNS) — Liberal Mormons aren't clamoring for women's rights or LGBTQ equality because we oppose the church; we do so because we took the church at its word.
(RNS) — 'Two Great Commandments' was supposed to be about love, yet it felt like a refortification of boundaries against LGBTQ people. Again.
(RNS) — Just over three years ago, Mormon leaders touted a controversial LGBT policy as revelation. Now its reversal is also being presented as revelation.
If a Mormon president is unafraid to boldly (and publicly) challenge a policy of previous church leaders, what other changes may be coming?
(RNS) — Twice as many Americans now favor same-sex marriage as oppose it, by 61 percent to 30 percent.
In 2016, just over half of Mormons opposed same-sex marriage -- among the highest opposition of any religious group. However, the year before, 2/3 were against it, so there's been a rapid change of attitude.
Some Mormons are thrilled with a new video that shows an LDS family embracing their gay son, who is out of the Church and in a same-sex relationship. Others fear this means the Church is diluting its core message about traditional families.
Over the last two days, the LDS seminary lesson on prophets and revelation seems to have changed and then changed again, as the church apparently grapples with its understanding of race and revelation.
(RNS) Mayor Jackie Biskupski wed her partner, Betty Iverson, as Quit Mormon held "mass resignation" rally in nearby park.
Tyler Glenn's new solo video "Trash" says the Mormon religion is claustrophobic for LGBT people—and since the video ends with the singer's mock death, apparently fatal.
I was bracing myself to be disappointed by General Conference, but it was uplifting and (dare I say it?) EVEN FUN AT TIMES. Here are my fave tweets.
Well, hallelujah. This is quite a turnaround for Mormon culture.
Six things that Mette Harrison wishes her child's seminary teacher would do -- or stop doing -- to make the Mormon church a more hospitable place for teens.
"Jesus is on the record about how he treats children, and that’s not usually it," said Jeopardy champion Ken Jennings, referring to the new LDS policy barring children of same-sex marriages from being baptized.
The LDS Church is not perfect and never has been. The church is flawed individuals. It is us. There is no magical institution outside of ourselves, no foundation that we get the luxury of imagining we do not pour.
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