LDS Church

What Is the Way?

June 13, 2018 |

I wish that they would understand that my desire is simple. I want to serve in the Gospel and I want to love someone like me. Why is it so difficult for them to understand?

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.”

Coming Out as Families in Utah

January 24, 2014 |

Alongside dropping temperatures across much of the country, on Monday morning we also felt the U.S. Supreme Court’s stay of same-sex marriages in Utah blow a chill across the jubilation of the last two and a half weeks.

Successful “All Are Alike” LDS Support Meeting Held in Bakersfield

June 24, 2013 |

Tom and Wendy Montgomery hosted the first “All Are Alike” LDS Support meeting in Bakersfield, California on June 9.

Survey to Focus on LDS Faith Crisis Stories

May 30, 2013 |

A group of friends and I are attempting to understand what is commonly referred to as the “faith crisis” in relation to the LDS Church.

“Allowing People the Freedom to Plant Their Spiritual Roots”

March 16, 2013 |

On the Eve of Supreme Court Debate on Prop 8, a Growing Number of Mormons Are Coming Out in Support of Marriage Equality

MormonsAndGays Website Mentioned in ‘The Ensign’

February 28, 2013 |

The March issue of The Ensign includes an article about MormonsAndGays.org, the new website created by the LDS Church.