Religious Cleansing of LGBT

I was struck by an essay I read yesterday on the new policies announced by the Mormon Church about their LGBT members’ and those members children.  Not only is the act of two men or two women marrying now a cause to be thrown out of the Mormon Church, these ‘sins’ now pass to the children as well.  The children of LGBT parents can no longer participate in certain church rituals, such as being “baptized and confirmed, ordained, or recommended for missionary” until they are eighteen years of age and renounce their gay parents’ marriage or co-habitation and commit to the values of the Church.  Continue reading