662: Elna Baker’s Mormon Transition

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Elna Baker is the author of the highly acclaimed The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance: A Memoir.  She is also a contributor to the podcast This American Life. …

661: Abby Huntsman and Carrie Sheffield and their Transitions Out of Mormonism

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As part of the 2016 Mormon Transitions New York Retreat we interview journalists Abby Huntsman and Carrie Sheffield.  In this interview they discuss their transitions out of Mormonism. Carrie’s interview with …

381-382: 2012 New York City Conference Pts. 3 & 4 – Political Panel and Story Sharing

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2012 New York City Conference Mormon Stories Pts. 3 & 4 – Political Panel and Story Sharing.

380: 2012 New York City Conference Pt. 2 with Elna Baker

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Elna Baker speaks at the 2012 Mormon Stories conference in New York City.

379: 2012 New York City Conference Featuring Richard Bushman, Andrew Kimball and the Sabre Rattlers

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Richard Bushman and Andrew Kimball speak, and the Sabre Rattlers perform at the 2012 New York Mormon Stories conference.

376: Margaret Young – Race and Gender Dynamics in Modern Mormonism

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A Thoughtful Faith’s Kylan Rice presents an interview with LDS author, filmmaker, and playwright Margaret Young. In this interview Margaret shares her story of how she became enthralled with Mormon …

346-347: Boston 2012 Conference with Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, John Dehlin, Joanna Brooks and Open-Mic Story Sharing

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Speakers at the 2012 Boston Regional Mormon Stories conference were asked to address the topic of: Using personal narratives to create spaces where Mormons of all levels of orthodoxy can …

333-336: 2011 Circling the Wagons Conference

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The goal of the 2011 Mormon Stories “Circling the Wagons” conference was to create a space where LGBTQ or SSA individuals and their families and allies could gather to acknowledge, explore and honor shared experiences.

331: The Bill Prince Family Story – From Stake Presidency and Houston Mormon Royalty to Ex-Mormons

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This episode was recorded as part of the January 2012 Mormon Stories regional conference held in Houston, Texas dedicated to the topic of “Maintaining Positive Relationships Through Empathy and Dialogue.” Interview participants include Bill Prince, Julie Prince, Tina Prince and Lee Prince. Bill Prince served as a member of the Houston Texas Stake Presidency for several years before his daughter, Tina, left the LDS church; Bill and Julie soon followed. This is their Mormon story.

330: Raising Children in a Mixed-Faith Mormon Home

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This episode was recorded as part of the January 2012 Mormon Stories regional conference held in Houston, Texas dedicated to the topic of “Maintaining Positive Relationships Through Empathy and Dialogue.” Panel participants include Heather Olson-Beal, Brent Beal, Anne McMullin Peffer, Jacob Brown, and John Dehlin.

329: Houston Mormon Stories Conference Open-Mic “Story Sharing” Time

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This episode was recorded as part of the January 2012 Mormon Stories regional conference held in Houston, Texas dedicated to the topic of “Maintaining Positive Relationships Through Empathy and Dialogue.” …

328: Three Powerful Stories about Having Difficult Mormon Conversations with Family

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Three Powerful Stories about Having Difficult Mormon Conversations with Family.

327: Having the Difficult Conversations about Mormonism with Family, Friends and Community Members

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This episode was recorded as part of the January 2012 Mormon Stories regional conference held in Houston, Texas dedicated to the topic of “Maintaining Positive Relationships Through Empathy and Dialogue.” In part 1 John Dehlin talks about the costs and benefits of having difficult conversations about Mormonism with family and friends. In part 2, Dan Wotherspoon delivers a presentation called: “Make Love AND War!: Maintaining Positive Relationships During Faith Transitions—A Spiritual Framing.”

297: 2011 Washington D.C. Conference Testimony Meeting

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On October 15th, the 2011 Washington D.C. Mormon Stories Conference was held in the home of Greg and JaLynn Prince.  Eighty splendid community members were in attendance.  In this segment, …

296: Why Mormon Stories, Why I Left, and Why I Stay

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On October 15th, the 2011 Washington D.C. Mormon Stories Conference was held in the home of Greg and JaLynn Prince.  In this presentation: John Dehlin discussed the motives behind Mormon …

295: Greg Prince on “Big Tent Mormonism”

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On October 15th, the 2011 Washington D.C. Mormon Stories Conference was held in the home of Greg and JaLynn Prince.  Eighty splendid community members were in attendance.  In this presentation, Greg …

263: 2011 SLC Conference Pt. 5 – Comedian Bengt Washburn on Mormonism

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On June 11, 2011, members of the Mormon Stories community held their 2nd regional conference in Salt Lake City. After the conference, Comedian Bengt Washburn performed a short routine on …

262: 2011 SLC Conference Pt. 4 – “Testimony” Meeting (aka Mormon Storytelling)

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 On June 11, 2011, members of the Mormon Stories community held their 2nd regional conference in Salt Lake City. At the close of this conference, attendees were invited to …

259-263: 2011 SLC Conference

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On June 11, 2011, members of the Mormon Stories community held their 2nd regional conference in Salt Lake City. Part 1: Anne McMullin Peffer welcomes participants and delivers a preliminary …