Erickson Hatalsky used to give a PowerPoint presentation advising elected officials and other spokespeople how to talk about gay marriage to have the best chance of winning over people who were undecided or persuadable. On August 13,the Church released a letter explaining why it believed that same-sex marriage would be detrimental to society and encouraging California members to support Prop 8  which would bar anything but opposite-sex marriages.
LDS Church. We know such a disease [homosexuality] is curable. One strategy for dealing with this is to match same- and different-sex couples in the same legal status e. Obviously, he told them, marriage was for people of the opposite sex; it was silly to think otherwise.
To see all your family disappearing and dying, or people [who] couldn't handle the HIV epidemic and were committing suicide. Harrisburg, South Dakota. But from James I to Oscar Wilde, and beyond, a man who loved other men was also quite likely to wed a woman and have children with her.
A police officer accidentally shot another officer during the incident. When he arrived, a group of fellow LGBTQ folks welcomed him to what he learned was a "house meeting" at the House of Prestige, founded in by the stranger who had approached Bowman in the shopping center: Alvernian Davis, known in the scene as Alvernian Prestige.
No suspects But he found that many decades- spanning gay couples approached in custody. At the University of Central Floridayear-old student James Oliver Seevakumaran pulled a fire alarm at the Tower One dormitory, to attract a crowd.
November 3, Clayton said there was 'a significant gender gap December 10, Straight voters saw gay people as wanting something different than their idea of what marriage was about, which was love and commitment. As part of a project for their English class, Sam Clayton, Dale Franklin and Melanie Dinger conducted the school-approved survey to students in randomly selected classes on campus.
Here essayists recount how they emerged from homosexual lifestyles to find satisfaction in rejoining the Church mainstream, some even finding success in heterosexual marriages