Matt Easton

Winter into Summer

Winter into Summer: Inevitable Change and the Need for Vigilance

07/05/2019 |

Society is coming to the truth that gender and sexuality do not fit neatly into boxes, that they entail numerous gradations, that they may be fluid, and how individuals respond to their own gender and sexuality is really a matter of individual agency.

Nathan Kitchen

Ignore Those Shouting from the ‘Great and Spacious Building’

05/05/2019 |

Regrettably, on social media, these friends and neighbors pointed their fingers and mocked a young gay valedictorian, just because he delivered a BYU-approved speech at his commencement. It was a surreal moment as the comment sections became a “great and spacious building,” as spoken of in Lehi’s vision in the Book of Mormon, full of detractors scoffing at LGBTQ members of the church pressing onward towards the tree of life.

BYU Valedictorian: ‘I am Proud to be a Gay Son of God’

27/04/2019 |

It was in these quiet moments of pain and confusion that I felt another triumph: That of coming to terms, not with who I thought I should be, but who the Lord has made me to be.