Brigham Young University BYU

Winning and Losing: One Kid’s Best Shot at BYU

September 30, 2002 |

While one arm of the administration was meeting with and assuring hopeful students and faculty that a place was being made for them, another was simultaneously being dishonest and vicious, actually making stuff up, to eliminate them. The stark confrontation with what felt finally like BYU’s true colors, began to fill me with an immense lack of hope that the work I was doing at BYU was going to make any significant difference.


A Heterosexual Jewish Rebbe’s View on the (Supposedly) Homosexual Texts in the Hebrew Bible

August 31, 2001 |

With these verses as our guide, I cannot understand why Jews cannot live with Arabs in Israel; why the so-called “Religious” cannot live with Gays and Lesbians in respect; why Americans cannot live with Central American migrant workers and other “resident aliens” in our midst.

Nebo School District

Wendy and the Lost Girls

December 31, 2000 |

by Karin Anderson England Honorable Mention in the 2000 Affirmation Writing Contest. This article was pulled from internet archives and was originally published in 2000. Some edits and updates have…

Psychiatrist with Patient

Homosexuality: A Psychiatrist’s Response to LDS Social Services

September 5, 1998 |

Jeffery R. Jensen, M.D., originally presented this paper at the 1996 Sunstone Symposium. This text comes from his paper prepared at that time, which he re-presented to us on September 5, 1998.

Pioneer Family Monument

Come, Come Ye Saints

August 24, 1997 |

As gay pioneers, we aren’t looking for a geographical place, but a philosophical place beyond the known edge of society in the frontier of the human spirit. A place where none shall come to hurt or make afraid.

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Lesbian Mormon History

March 31, 1997 |

While there is ample documentation about the impact of Church policy on gay men, it is less clear to what extent women have been impacted. In general, we know very little about the experiences of LDS women who love women.

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Una misión especial


Por Allison Bingham Hoy en día estoy más convencida que nunca de la misión especial que los gays y las lesbianas tenemos en esta vida. Esa misión podría resumirse diciendo…

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El lazo que nos une


Por Ben Jarvis Sea cual fuere mi condición formal en la Iglesia, creo que siempre me voy a considerar mormón. Los valores y las tradiciones que me inculcaron de niño…

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Mormones LGBTQ del Siglo XIX


Hugo Salinas En 1996 D. Michael Quinn publicó, en inglés, La dinámica entre personas del mismo sexo en los Estados Unidos en el Siglo 19: El ejemplo mormón. Este libro cuenta la historia…