Eyring is at right. Sunstone Magazine : Mormon leaders said the rules for children target a narrow group since very few married gay couples want their children blessed and baptized in the church. July
Garett was horrified. The Associated Press. The church's policies and treatment of LGBT people has long been a source of controversy both within and outside the church   and a significant cause of disagreement and disaffection by members.
The President Debuts the War on Thanksgiving. Several support groups are listed below:. People change. Retrieved January 15, Utah was especially unique in that the newly organized KRCL FM 91 had a local gay program from the beginning called Gayjavu which would become Concerning Gays and Lesbians for the next 20 years.
In the updated policy, children living in a same-sex household may not receive a name and a blessing , nor be baptized until at least 18 years of age, and must disavow same-sex marriage and no longer be living with a parent who is, or has been, in a same-sex relationship. See also: Latter Day Saints in popular culture.
Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy. In November , a new policy was released stating that members who are in a same-sex marriage are considered apostates and may be subject to church discipline. The popular apostle reminded members that some people they invite to church will come but may never join.