I recently found out about another local LGBTQ youth who won’t come out to their Mormon parents. They saw how their older sibling, who is also LGBTQ, was treated. Continue reading What is “destroying the family”?
My second job in Lethbridge was cleaning carpets. My boss was racist.
If someone calls you a nazi sympathizer, they’re not saying you’re a nazi. They’re literally saying you sympathize with nazis, that you have sympathy for them. Continue reading If someone calls you a nazi sympathizer
I recently posted a status update regarding the rhetoric the church uses that leads to homophobia among its members. In some of the comments on that post and on versions others shared of that post, people were denying that this rhetoric exists. I thought I’d take recent examples of general conference talks and Ensign articles to show how homophobia is taught to Latter-day Saints in official ways, even if they are covert or indirect. Continue reading “Yes, actually, LDS rhetoric does encourage parents to other their LGBTQ children”
Have you ever seen white people complain when governments pay reparations to marginalized groups for the oppressive actions of previous governments, particularly regarding people of colour? Have you seen them say something like “They’ve already paid them enough. It’s in the past. Let’s move on.”?
This position is racist. Continue reading “Why opposing minority reparations is racist”
Why are Christians so intent on proving that scriptural events occurred and that they occurred as described in scripture? Continue reading Do we need to prove scriptural events actually occurred?
Most Mormons are Mormon not because the church is true, but because their parents were Mormon. Ask any person of faith what their religion is and what their parents’ religion is, and there’s a super good chance they’re the same. Continue reading Mormons are Mormon because their parents were Mormon
Someone recently asked me why I stay in the LDS church. Continue reading Why I stay
Recently, I shared a video on Facebook that discussed the importance of LGBTQ youth receiving family support. Continue reading “Supporting your LGBTQ child isn’t enough”
Scripture is a horrible source to prove historical accuracy. History is skewed. All history. Each historical account we read was … Continue reading Scripture is historically inaccurate