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Are Mormons done giving Homosexuals a Hard Time?

POSTED BY: ANTHONYT
UPDATED: Sunday, June 10, 2012 15:18
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Friday, June 8, 2012 3:57 PM

ANTHONYT

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http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/04/utah-gay-pride-parade-draws-h
undreds-of-mormon-participants/?iref=obinsite


Quote:

“... Each Latter-day Saint family and individual should carefully consider whether their attitudes and actions toward others properly reflect Jesus Christ’s second great commandment – to love one another."




Hello,

I was heartened by this article, and what may be a softening of Mormon discrimination against Homosexuals. I laud tolerance wherever it rears its pretty head. May all other religions follow suit.

--Anthony

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Friday, June 8, 2012 5:15 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


I wonder if that compassion will spread to the Mormon nominee for President.

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Friday, June 8, 2012 5:46 PM

BYTEMITE


There's actually quite a bit of acceptance about homosexuality among the young population, Salt Lake City has a thriving alternative scene. Kids go to seminary after school, then go home and put on their dog collars to drink and smoke and listen to punk music. Most of my friends are mormon, and married, but considered themselves bi for a long while.

It's the dinosaurs in charge of the church who are the problem. They had a no kissing zone instated around the grounds of their temple, and there were a bunch of kids, straight and not, who went there to protest it in the obvious way. Lot of them were arrested. :( But, they're trying, we're all trying.

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Friday, June 8, 2012 5:49 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


Well, not quite *all*...








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Sunday, June 10, 2012 3:18 PM

CANTTAKESKY


Quote:

Originally posted by ANTHONYT:
I laud tolerance wherever it rears its pretty head. May all other religions follow suit.

I have found Mormons to be relatively tolerant in comparison to other fundies.

However, I still chase Mormon missionaries away by telling them that I don't fit in the Church because I don't think homosexuality is a sin. They tend to not come back after that.

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So many gods, so many creeds,
So many paths that wind and wind,
While just the art of being kind
is all the sad world needs.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox, poet (1850-1919)

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