867-869: JaLynn Prince – Autism, Adult Autism, and Mormonism

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In these important episodes of Mormon Stories, we interview JaLynn Prince – President and Founder of the Madison House Autism Foundation and wife of our frequent past guest on Mormon Stories …

793-795: An Interview with Lex de Azevedo

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In these episodes, we interview Lex de Azevedo —  son of Alyce King of The King Sisters. Lex served as a musical director for The Sonny & Cher Show, Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five, and The Osmonds. He composed the …

769: On Building Secular Communities: Bart Campolo interviews John Dehlin interviews Bart Campolo

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“Over three decades of Christian ministry, Bart became increasingly committed to building loving relationships, working for social justice and cultivating a sense of gratitude for the wonders of life. Now, …

765-766: Staying Actively Engaged in Mormonism – The “A Thoughtful Faith” Panel

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In this Mormon Stories series, John and Margi interview three of the hard-working moderators for the “A Thoughtful Faith” Facebook support group.  The ATF group is comprised of LDS church …

751: Reflections of a Mormon/Post-Mormon Activist: Looking Back and Forward

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This episode is a recording of Dr. John Dehlin’s goodbye presentation to Cache Valley Oasis – a secular support community formed in Fall of 2015 in Logan, Utah. In his …

743: London Flynn – Transitioning from male to female as a post-Mormon teen

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Concluding our series on Transgender/Intersex issues within Mormonism, we interview London Flynn.  London discusses her transition from male to female as a post-Mormon teen, including: Her desires and behaviors she …

740: Alex Autry – Transitioning from female to male as a post-Mormon teen

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In this episode of Mormon Stories, we continue our series on Transgender/Intersex education within Mormonism by interviewing Alex Autry.  Alex discusses his transition from female to male as a post-Mormon …

739: Mormon Transgender Experiences

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In this episode, John and Margi interview four individuals who are transgender and either active LDS or former LDS.  Our panelists for this interview are Kimberly, Ann, Emmett, and Augustus.  …

706: Women of a Certain Age (WOCA)

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We are a group of women 40+ with longer life experiences. We are grandmothers, mothers, aunts, single, divorced, widowed or married. We are LGBT friendly and feminists! Many of us …

701-704: Kim Sandberg Turner, Founder of WOCA – Navigating a Mormon faith transition as a grandparent

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Kim Sandberg Turner is the founder of Women of a Certain Age (WOCA) – a network of support communities for 40+ post-Mormon women.  In this four part episode, Kim discusses: Part …

604: The Oasis Network of Secular Communities – A Possible Home for Unorthodox and Post-Mormons

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As progressive and post-Mormons continue to leave the LDS church in increasing numbers, many former LDS church members miss the sense of community that they once enjoyed as active Mormons. …

600: Launching the “Community of Good” Experiment (A Humanist Alternative to Religious Community)

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On September 27, 2015 the first Community of Good Sunday service was held in Logan, UT at the Cache Valley Unitarian Universalist church building.  The Cache Valley Community of Good has …

594-595: Alison Udall and Mormon Spectrum

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Alison Udall is the co-founder and main force behind Mormon Spectrum – a web site dedicated to supporting Mormons across the belief spectrum with content and community.  Since the release …

581-582: Steve and Chris Holbrook on Discovering and Growing Healthy Post-Mormon Communities

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In this two-part episode, Steve and Chris Holbrook discuss the following: Part 1: Their early years in the LDS church, their disaffection from the church, and the factors that led …

532-534: Micah Nickolaisen — From “A Thoughtful Faith” to “Any Opposed” – On Mormon Activism and Secular Communities

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Micah Nickolaisen has been an important participant in the Mormon Internet for the past three years. His activism began in 2012 as co-founder of both the “A Thoughtful Faith” and …

304: Inside the Phoenix Mormon Stories Support Community

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In this episode, four members of the Phoenix Mormon Stories Support Community — Kendahl, Lauren, Scott, and James — discuss: 1) the value that this community has played in their lives, and …

254: Exploring the Future for Uncorrelated Mormons with John Dehlin

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On March 26, 2011 Mormon Stories held its first regional retreat/conference in New York City. This presentation exploring the future for uncorrelated/non-traditional/unorthodox Mormons was given by John Dehlin.  The PowerPoint …