Mormon Church Announces It'll Back VERY Specific LGBT Protections

In a pretty major move, the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints just announced it would back some very specific anti-discrimination legal protections for gays and lesbians. » 1/27/15 3:30pm 1/27/15 3:30pm

BYU Student Challenges 'No Sex' Policy and Church's Treatment of Women

Brigham Young University student Keli Byers penned a bold open letter for Cosmopolitan this month, in which she challenges her school's regressive, anti-woman ban on sex. It's an incredibly brave move, considering that, as a teen, Byers was suspended from church for being sexually assaulted by an older Mormon… » 8/13/14 4:30pm 8/13/14 4:30pm

The Mormon Church Just Excommunicated a Feminist Pushing for Change

Yesterday afternoon, Kate Kelly, a vocal activist for greater gender equality within the Mormon Church, was excommunicated for her alleged apostasy. "I'm feeling really disappointed, and dejected, and just forsaken," she told me, audibly downcast, in a brief interview after the decision was announced. » 6/24/14 2:00pm 6/24/14 2:00pm

Mormon Woman May Be Excommunicated for Requesting Priesthood Equality

Mormon woman speaks out for the right of women to hold the priesthood in the Mormon church and then ... she's threatened with excommunication. But after watching HBO’s Big Love, we all knew this was coming, am I right? Hello, Barb! » 6/12/14 2:40pm 6/12/14 2:40pm

Compassionate Mitt Romney Told Unmarried Woman She'd Go to Hell if She…

In an allegation that should surprise no one, a new book claims that Republican Presidential frontrunner and all-around puzzling dude Mitt Romney once told a woman that she'd be barred from heaven forever unless she gave her baby up for adoption. » 1/11/12 4:40pm 1/11/12 4:40pm

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LGBT Advocates In Utah Take The LDS At Its Word

As part of the LGBT community's counter-initiative against the Church of Latter Day Saints — whose message in California has been that marriage is the only right it thinks gay people shouldn't » 11/11/08 1:00pm 11/11/08 1:00pm be entitled to — a group of advocates and legislators in Utah has decided to take them at their word. State Senator Scott…

Mormon Leaders Ask California Members To Fight Gay Marriage

The LDS Church is asking its 750,000 Californian constituents to support the California Marriage Protection Act, an election day referendum that will change the state's constitution to define marriage as strictly between a man and a woman, the AP reports. In a letter leaked to several websites, Mormon Church President… » 6/24/08 9:30am 6/24/08 9:30am