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Man on Train

With All Thy Getting, Get Understanding

March 16, 2006 |

As I related to him my entire story, my bishop was dumfounded. He couldn’t believe what he was hearing, nor could he believe that the person who sat before him was homosexual. I fit none of his stereotypes or preconceptions.

Pumpkin Custard

Losing My Religion — Or, How I Baked a Custard Pudding and Lost My Belief in Mormonism

October 31, 2005 |

A huge piece I had been missing finally fell into place inside my soul and I realized with every fiber of my being that Mormonism was spiritually starving my Gay Soul to death.

Man Tying Tie in Mirror

We See What We Believe: The Heterosexualization of Gay Men and Lesbians in the LDS Church

September 21, 2003 |

Rather than seeing in lesbians and gay men what you have been led to believe about them, talk to them, see them, hear them, love them, and believe what you see of them and their experiences. You will understand so much more.

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…

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.