In The Wake Of Rob Porter Allegations, Mormon Women Say Church Leaders Encouraged Them To Stay With Their Abusers
Nearly two dozen women told BuzzFeed News they went to Mormon church leaders after suffering abuse at home and were counseled to remain in their relationships. Some were warned their eternal salvation could be jeopardized if they left their violent partners.
The Atlantic Partners With Mormon-Owned Deseret News For Series On American Fatherhood
The four-part series "The Father Factor" will be co-published in The Atlantic and Deseret News and will feature reporting from both staffs. "Why not collaborate and double the amount of stories we could deliver to our respective audiences?" Atlantic Digital Editor Bob Cohn said.
Is It Just Me Or Are Mormons Not Really That Upset Over The Utah Marriage Ruling?
After the opposition from some of my Latter-day Saint friends to the Supreme Court's ruling on DOMA and Prop 8, I assumed there would be a similar reaction following Utah's marriage ruling. Instead, there's been silence.
What Marriage Equality Means In A Red State Obsessed With Marriage And Family
"We have been waiting for a long time. Our kids have been waiting." Joanna and Lindi Barney, who married in Salt Lake City on Friday, are one of hundreds of same-sex couples who tried to marry in the 24 hours after the state's marriage ban was struck down.
400 Mormons Who Marched In The Salt Lake City Pride Parade
"Our presence in pride parades is a symbol of the courageous and complex work Mormons are doing every day to make their homes and congregations safe and welcoming for our gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered brothers and sisters," organizer Erika Munson said.
10 Mormons React To The Church's Shift On Sexuality
Both gay and straight members of the Church and those raised Mormon shared their thoughts with BuzzFeed on what the change means to them and their community. "What remains to be seen is whether this will finally filter down to the actual members," one said.