It could be because these people never fully supported or believed in these practices, even when they were members of the Church. The subject of homosexuality is not mentioned in the Ten Commandments, or in the Summary of the Law. Whether you or not you remain an active Church member, the decision to continue with these practices is something only you can decide. If you have decided that you want to start dating people of the same gender, the most important thing is to first identify what your purpose in dating will be. Call a local mental health clinic and explain your situation.
Unwittingly, many instructors alienate gay and lesbian youth during pregnancy prevention lessons with the language they use.
Why Are So Many Gay Teens Depressed?
Finally, talk to other gay Mormons for support and advice. As most vocational counselors will tell you, there are hundreds of other excellent universities and colleges throughout the world. Pilgrimage is an organization associated with Evergreen, but is specifically intended for young adults. Message to Gay and Lesbian Mormon Youth One of the most difficult challenges that any young person in the Church can face is learning how to deal with being gay and Mormon. You have the freedom to make it the life you want it to be.
Given the appeal to the Bible in the case of homosexuality, one would assume that the Bible has much to say on the subject. The subject of homosexuality is not mentioned in the Ten Commandments, or in the Summary of the Law. This literal interpretation is very selective: Just like activities in your regular daily life, your experience at a dance club will be what you make it. Missionary service is meant to prepare you for adulthood as a Latter-day Saint. Hinckley has advised that marriage to the opposite sex should never be used as a means of trying to diminish your attractions to the same sex. Photos included in this work were obtained from the Getty Images website www.