130: Why the Church Holds the Positions it Does on Gay Marriage

Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Bryce Cook, founding member of ALL (Arizona LDS LGBT Friends and Family) and the “All are alike unto God Conference,” member of the church and father of two gay sons, in regards to his writing the following piece for Dialogue:

What Do We Know of God’s Will For His LGBT Children? An Examination of the LDS Church’s Position on Homosexuality

He addresses the history of positions in regards to LGBT+ members in our church, our current stances, and why there is room within our doctrine and church policy for questioning of our current positions so that we can move into healthier, more inclusive spaces for all members.

Mormon and Gay (LDS Church Site)

TURNING A UNICORN INTO A BAT: THE POST IN WHICH WE ANNOUNCE THE END OF OUR MARRIAGE by Josh & Lolly Weed

 

Natasha Helfer Parker runs an online practice, Symmetry Solutions and writes at The Mormon Therapist for Patheos: Hosting the Conversation of Faith. She also hosts the popular podcasts, Mormon Mental Health & Mormon Sex Info and creates the sex educational resource, Sex Talk with Natasha.

1 comment for “130: Why the Church Holds the Positions it Does on Gay Marriage

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    March 13, 2018 at 1:10 am

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