We should work harder to be inclusive

Outcries and petitions began when news broke that Josh Gad would be portraying the first openly gay character in Disney film Beauty and the Beast, which releases in theaters this Friday.

Mormon and Gay: Reconciling Faith and Sexuality

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently updated its website, mormonandgay.lds.org, gain a better understanding of same-gender attraction and to help people learn about the Church’s official stances and beliefs, which are that sexual

LDS Church updates website focused on same-sex attraction

Mormon and gay or know someone who is a gay Mormon? The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints updated its official website on same-sex...

Standing with the LGBT community: our response to the Orlando shooting

However, what happened that Sunday morning was a domestic terror attack targeting the LGBT community — the roots were homophobia that still heavily exist in our society, and everyone has a responsibility to change that if we do not want to see more

Students attend Rexburg candlelight vigil for Orlando shooting

“I felt like there was unity and peace in the group, and it felt good to be there.”

Honoring Orlando from Idaho Falls

Sunday evening, residents of Idaho Falls gathered for a candlelight vigil in memory of the lives of those who were killed that morning in...

Nobody deserves to experience discrimination

Discrimination is never OK. It never has been, and it never will be. Denying someone a basic human right because of their race, religion,...

Rexburg reacts to the LGBT suicides

Written by: Torry Barnes, @TorryBarnes BYU-Idaho students who are attracted to the same gender responded last week to reports of rising suicide rates among the...

LGBT suicide: a problem among Mormons

Immoral, disgusting, an enemy to the family and God and other derogatory words are just a few of the phrases I’ve heard at BYU-Idaho...

LDS Church responds to Boy Scouts of America’s end on gay leader ban

The Boy Scouts of America on Monday lifted its ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout groups to maintain the ban for religious reasons, according...

Choosing to love: Hatred is never the answer

On June 26, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide. Hate, blunt words and prejudices have been displayed on both sides of...

Improve society, eradicate homophobia

An Amtrak train traveling 106 mph derailed from the tracks in Philadelphia  on Wednesday, May 13, leaving eight people dead and over 200 passengers...

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