The Normality Of It

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I participate in a support group for gay and bisexual men who are or have been married or are in relation to a woman. In a recent meeting, I was struck by something one man said. This is a man who is married, living with his wife, but not out to her. When he thinks about a future life with a man, he wants “the normality of it.” Continue reading

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