Bisexual

Blaire Ostler

I’m Not Going to Pretend I’m Anything Other Than What I Am: Mormon and Queer

September 25, 2018 |

For me, my sexual orientation and my Mormonism are paralleled in my struggles as a bisexual woman. I’ve felt pulled between two communities I love dearly. The truth is I can’t deny my Mormon identity, motivation, and beliefs any more than I could deny that I’m attracted to multiple genders.

Photo of LDS Chapel in Elizabeth Colorado

Spirituality and Religiosity

March 5, 2018 |

We can say that, yes, LGBT people can be spiritual, contrary to what some might think. We seek to take care of the spirit because we know that we are all children of the same father. Romans 8:16 reads, “The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.”

Dalin H Oaks and M Russell Ballard

Elders Oaks and Ballard Leave Many Questions Unanswered at Young Single Adult Broadcast

November 20, 2017 |

Young single adults from around the world submitted over four thousand questions to Elders Oaks and Ballard to consider answering during a worldwide broadcast. More than one hundred of those questions dealt with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender members of the LDS Church or their family members and friends. Here’s what they answered, and some of what they did not.

2018 Affirmation Collage

Elder M. Russell Ballard Answers LGBT Questions at BYU Devotional: Believes there is “Place in the Kingdom” for LGBT Members

November 14, 2017 |

During a BYU Devotional Address on November 14, 2017, Elder M. Russell Ballard, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, took the opportunity to answer various questions submitted to him by young single adult members of the Church, including two questions on LGBT issues. Ballard shared his belief that LGBT people have a “place in the kingdom.”

In Keeping with the Values and Morals Taught in Our Faith

March 21, 2013 |

Speech delivered by Berta Marquez during an anti-discrimination rally on the steps of the Utah Capitol on March 13, 2013