845-847: Tom Christofferson – That We May Be One

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Our special Christmas Morning release on Mormon Stories Podcast includes an interview with Tom Christofferson about his book “That We May Be One.” Tom shares the story of voluntary excommunication …

BONUS: Dallin H. Oaks Addresses the Mormon LGBT Suicide Epidemic

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Note: If you or anyone you love is at risk for suicide, please refer to these valuable tips on preventing LGBT suicide. Speaker: Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Apostles for the Church …

BONUS: Elder Dallin H. Oaks on Religious Freedom (and Mormon LGBT Suicide)

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Speaker: Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Apostles for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Title: The Free Exercise of Religion in Our Time Date: February 9 2016 Location: Johns Hopkins …

559-560: Michael Adam Ferguson, J Seth Anderson, and their Fight Against Gay Conversion Therapy

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J Seth Anderson and Michael Adam Ferguson were catapulted into the public spotlight when they became the first same-sex couple to be legally married by the state of Utah. Seth …

518-519: Clark Johnsen – From BYU to Broadway’s Book of Mormon Musical

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In this hilarious and touching episode of Mormon Stories, John Dehlin interviews Clark Johnson, an original cast member in the hit Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon. In part one, Clark shares …

388: Carol Lynn Pearson and “the Hero’s Journey of the Gay and Lesbian Mormon”

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As part of a new podcast initiative called “Gay Mormon Stories” (in cooperation with Mormon Stories Book Club) we interview the beloved poet, playwright, LGBT activist and Mormon author Carol …

372-373: Eldon Kartchner Pts. 1 & 2 – Living a Successful Mixed-Orientation Marriage, and Not Recommending It

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In parts 1 and 2 of a 4-part series, Eldon Kartchner discusses: losing his battle against same-sex attraction as a Mormon, and his experience living a successful mixed-orientation marriage as …

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.

264-265: BYU Professor and LDS Church Employee Kendall Wilcox Comes out as Gay

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Kendall Wilcox is a lifelong member of the LDS church, returned missionary, BYU graduate, filmmaker, BYU professor, producer for BYUTV… and he is (now) an openly gay man AND an LDS …

191: BYU Professor Bill Bradshaw on a Biological Origin of Homosexuality

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Yesterday (9/23/2010) Dr. William Bradshaw of BYU’s Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology delivered a lecture entitled “The Evidence For A Biological Origin For Homosexuality” at Brigham Young University. The …

188-190: The LDS Church, Proposition 8, Cary Crall, BYU, the Daily Universe and Censorship

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In this live-streamed interview, we had a few special guests… Cary Crall — The BYU student who wrote this letter to BYU’s Daily Universe which was later pulled from the …

173-177: Carol Lynn Pearson – Mormon Author, Poet, Playwright, Feminist, and Philosopher

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Carol Lynn Pearson is one of the most beloved and successul Mormon authors, poets, and playwrights of all time.  A comprehensive listing of her creative works can be found here. …

170-172: Philanthropist and WordPerfect Co-Founder Bruce Bastian

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In this 3-part series we interview Philanthropist, WordPerfect co-founder, and prominent LGBT rights supporter Bruce W. Bastian. Bastian is a generous supporter of the performing arts, and serves on the …

085-087: God Loveth His Children — The New LDS Pamphlet on Homosexuality

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A new pamphlet about homosexuality appeared on the church’s website in late July, 2007. The pamphlet is entitled God Loveth His Children, and, among other things, says that the Church …