If your Facebook News Feed was anything like mine during the second week of July, you probably saw a lot of posts about Teen Vogue’s article on anal sex. Most of it probably in opposition to the article. There were even progressive voices criticizing it.
But this post isn’t about anal sex. Well, not really.
Last week, I was discussing the article after a Facebook friend posted a popular video of a woman criticizing the article. In this discussion, someone labelled anal sex as unnatural, using phrases like “against how the body is constructed” and “the anal (sic) is not made for that purpose”.
And it’s that idea of nature that I want to discuss. Continue reading ““But it’s not natural . . .””
Elder Larry R. Lawrence of the Seventy wrote an article titled “The War Goes On”. It appears in the April 2017 issue of The Ensign, an official publication of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Here is a quote from that article:
“Marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God, but same-sex marriage is only a counterfeit. It brings neither posterity nor exaltation. Although [Satan’s] imitations deceive many people, they are not the real thing. They cannot bring lasting happiness.”
See? This is just more proof that even in 2017, the LDS church just doesn’t get it. They can think they’re all clever and progressive by dropping the S from mormonsandgays.com, but stuff like this just reiterates how out of touch leaders are on the topic of its LGBTQ members. They literally don’t get it.
There are a few problems with this statement: Continue reading “The LDS church is wrong about same-sex marriage. Again.”
A sacrament speaker brought up the November policy change today. That marks yet another consecutive week of someone mentioning the … Continue reading Following the prophet is easy when all you need to do is agree
I’m sure by now you’ve read a recent change by the Mormon church regarding participants in and children of same-sex marriages.
As a parent of an LGBT teenager (who had earlier this summer left the church and experienced significant ostracization and judgement as a result), I can tell you that this policy change has been weighing on my mind heavily over the last two days. Continue reading “LDS policies on gay marriage leave more questions than answers”
Despite the fact that The Family: A Proclamation to the World has never been canonized, many members of the Church of … Continue reading Two problems I have with the family proclamation
Update: See below. When I heard rumours of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints financial involvement to pass … Continue reading Church Admits Financial Support of Prop 8
I was reading an article in Unlimited, a new Canadian business magazine aimed at young people. The article was about … Continue reading The cost of getting married