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.
Fools' Gold: How A Controversial Hit Discovery Channel Show Went From Boom To Bust
Jungle Gold — an action-packed reality show about two Mormons from Utah mining for gold in Ghana — was a hit when it premiered on the Discovery Channel in 2012. How, in less than a year, did its cast and crew get accused of everything from manipulating Ghanaians to murdering them?
Mormon Activists Who Pushed For Acceptance Of Women, Gays Threatened With Excommunication
Updated: the list of Mormons facing disciplinary action from their church is growing just days after Kate Kelly and John P. Dehlin were threatened with excommuncation. Kelly has pushed for female ordination and Dehlin has championed LGBT issues.
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.