Scott has taught that through the atonement of Jesus Christall desire to sin can be changed and individuals can experience lasting peace. The controversial policies for LGBT persons has made an impression on the general public. Once the carnal in man is no longer checked by the restraints of family life and by real religion, there comes an avalanche of appetites The major findings from the study are that non-biologically based views regarding the etiology of SSA [same-sex attraction], remaining active in the LDS church, remaining single, and engaging in mixed-orientation marriages were all associated with higher reported levels of internalized homophobia, sexual identity distress, and depression, and lower levels of self-esteem and quality of life. To many in the church, same-sex marriages are not considered a legitimate form of marriage, and the church supports the notion of an amendment to the U.
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Affirmation: LGBT Mormons, Families & Friends
Felt and May Andersonthe church's first two general presidents of the Primarywho lived together in the same bedroom for decades and were referred to by Primary leaders as the " David and Jonathan " of Primary. It was the first national mainstream coverage Gay Mormons had ever received and it raised our goals and spirits. Such labels can undermine the person's believe that change is possible Retrieved 12 September The LDS Church has no official policy regarding transgender individuals. Encourage the member to be in appropriate situations with members of the opposite sex, even if he has to force himself. Retrieved June 11,