What To Say When a Family Member Comes Out as Gay

What To Say When a Family Member Comes Out as Gay

What can you say when someone you love comes out as gay? Although we may have the best of intentions, some of the words and phrases we use may marginalize rather than be helpful to someone who is LGBTQ. The article “What can you say when a family member comes...
Understanding and Including Our LGBT Brothers and Sisters

Understanding and Including Our LGBT Brothers and Sisters

The Liahona magazine has published an article by a bishop who explains how he learned to understand the experiences of members who identify as LGBT and their families. Through heartfelt and open conversations, study, and relying on the Lord for understanding, he...
Resources to Help Us Counsel with Others

Resources to Help Us Counsel with Others

Many members face a variety of challenges. Parents, leaders, ministering brothers and sisters, and friends have the opportunity to provide help. As you minister to the needs of others, you can help them experience joy and fulfillment. As people seek solutions to their...
Updates to Life Help Resources

Updates to Life Help Resources

The Church has updated the Life Help resources available online and in the Gospel Library. Everyone needs help sometimes. Life is like that. In fact, God planned it to be that way. Mortality presents each of us with a wide variety of experiences and some are easier to...
Video: Faith Crisis: What Do We Do When We Feel Nothing?

Video: Faith Crisis: What Do We Do When We Feel Nothing?

The Church video “Faith Crisis: What Do We Do When We Feel Nothing?” includes a member’s story of his journey of faith. “Dad, I can’t do it anymore. I’m gay.” Michael Mclean’s son had come out to him. “Dad, I’ve tried to do everything you said. I...
Church Leaders Teach About LGBT Issues

Church Leaders Teach About LGBT Issues

As is customary for the October general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, General Authorities and General Officers of the Church met this morning to be instructed by the First Presidency. In that meeting, President Dallin H. Oaks spoke...
2019 North Star Conference This Weekend for LGBT Latter-day Saints

2019 North Star Conference This Weekend for LGBT Latter-day Saints

Attend the 2019 North Star conference this weekend to hear firsthand accounts from LGBT individuals and families about how they navigate the complex journey of reconciling faith with sexual orientation and gender identity. This year’s conference is at the Sheraton in...
Video: How We Can Support Our LGBTQ Brothers and Sisters

Video: How We Can Support Our LGBTQ Brothers and Sisters

In November 2017, Elder M. Russell Ballard said, “We need to listen to and understand what our LGBT brothers and sisters are feeling and experiencing. Certainly, we must do better than we have done in the past so that all members feel they have a spiritual home...

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