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The Paradox of Being Gay and Mormon

I prayed and prayed to not be gay — but I am. Now I realize the church was wrong.

InIn 2012, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — finally feeling the pressure — launched a website to reach out to those in its flock who might feel “same-sex attraction.” The original URL was Note the semantics there: “Mormons” and…



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Michael McLeod

High school English teacher and writer from Johannesburg, South Africa