200-202: One Gay Married Mormon Man’s Attempt at Reparative (Conversion) Therapy

Natasha Helfer Parker LGBTQ, Marriage & Family, Mental Health 38 Comments

In this 3-part series Natasha Helfer Parker, LCMFT (The Mormon Therapist & MormonMatters.org), interviews one of her earliest clients: a married, Mormon homosexual man, coming out to his wife. Names …

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

John Dehlin LGBTQ, Top 25 LGBT 159 Comments

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

John Dehlin LGBTQ, Top 25 LGBT 36 Comments

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

John Dehlin LGBTQ, Top 10 Women, Top 25, Top 25 Faithful, Top 25 LGBT, Top 26 Faith Crisis, Women & Feminism 81 Comments

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

John Dehlin LGBTQ, Top 25 LGBT 34 Comments

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 …

168-169: Mormon Therapist Natasha Parker on LDS Sexuality, Depression, Faith & Marriage

John Dehlin LGBTQ, Marriage & Family, Sexuality, Top 8 Sexuality 47 Comments

In this 2-part series, we interview Natasha Parker — an LDS Marriage and Family Therapist who lives in Kansas. Natasha blogs at both Mormon Matters and on her own blog …

042-046: Anne B. Wilde – Understanding Mormon Fundamentalist Polygamy

John Dehlin Church History, Fundamentalists, Joseph Smith, Polygamy, Top 10 Polygamy 6 Comments

In part 1 of this 5 part interview, Anne B. Wilde (Independent Mormon Fundamentalist, polygamist, and founder of Principle Voices) discusses the early practice of polygamy within the LDS Church. …

027-029: My (John Dehlin’s) Story

John Dehlin Church History, LGBTQ, Mormon Doctrine, Polygamy, Top 13 John Dehlin 25 Comments

At least once each week a listener will ask me (John Dehlin) about my testimony of the LDS Church. Liberals or ex-Mormons sometimes call me an apologist. A few conservatives …

019-021: Mormon, Married, Gay and Facing Discipline–An Interview with Buckley Jeppson

John Dehlin Church History, Excommunication, LGBTQ, Mormon Culture, Top 25 LGBT 20 Comments

In this 3-part series, we interview Buckley Jeppson. Buckley, 57, says he’s been informed verbally by a senior church leader that his life is incompatible with the doctrines of The …