Professor Tyler Lefevor discusses his research showing four options for LGBT Latter-day Saints, which might include leaving the Church.
Category: Social Issues
Human trafficking is the 3rd largest international crime, behind illegal drugs and arms trafficking. Operation Underground Railraod aims to stop that.
Utah was the first territory in the U.S. where women voted. What is the story behind suffrage in the west, and how is it relevant to Latter-day Saints?
Noted Latter-day Saint historian Russell Stevenson sits down to talk Brigham Young and racism, modern-day LDS racism, and what we can do to be better.
Two Latter-day Saint queens of comedy are back to talk improv, uplifting comedy, being a working Latter-day Saint woman, and more.
Serving as a witness to sacred ordinances is no longer a privilege restricted to men.
Dr. Matt Harris discusses the new book “Thunder from the Right: Ezra Taft Benson in Mormonism and Politics” and how Benson transformed Mormon conservatism.
Another enemy falls in the war against “Mormon”
And he’s also separating himself from the Church.
The importance of motherhood is deeply ingrained in Latter-day Saint culture, but what of those women in the Church who don’t want to have children or those who struggle for years with infertility, seemingly unable to fulfill their divine mandate?
My family saw my wife and I exchange rings, but they never saw our wedding. A recent change in the rules for temple sealings will help families.
Standing up to difficult male priesthood leadership is not necessarily shrill or stubborn.
Reversing a major 2015 policy, children of same-sex couples can now be baptized and be blessed.
Once a requirement, a new letter from the First Presidency makes the practice of veiling a woman’s face optional.
The move, which has been hailed by LGBT advocacy groups, has been in the works for some time, but will require a complete reworking of FamilySearch’s code.
The move to allow female participants comes quick on the heels of the LDS Church changing its entire relationship with Boy Scouts.
For years I’ve loved teaching Relief Society, but dreaded lessons on the priesthood. Here’s how that changed.
Media are abuzz with criticisms of the Mormon leader who cut off a 12-year-old girl’s microphone when she came out as gay. Put yourself in both’s shoes.
On the 50th Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, Some Mormon Church Manuals Still Dissuade Interracial Marriage
Although interracial marriage is no longer illegal nor sinful, a few Mormon Church teaching manuals still contain language dissuading it.