168: Laurie Lee Hall | From Temples to Transformation

At age five Laurie Lee Hall knew she was different, but she didn’t have words for what the “difference” was. For her, language—and better understanding wouldn’t come until many decades later.

Few transgender people have had more influence on Mormonism … Read the rest here

166: Evan Smith | From Stake Presidency to LGBTQ+ Ally and Beyond

Evan Smith met the intersection of sexuality and religion while serving as an LDS Bishop and eventually in a Stake Presidency. It didn’t take long before Evan began to better understand the difficult and impossible restraints the Church’s policies and … Read the rest here

165: Paul Bird | Finding My Balance As a Gay Mormon

For orthodox Christians, especially Latter-day Saints, Paul Bird’s life doesn’t fit the mold. He admittedly loves the Word of Wisdom, but loathes the Law of Chastity. And that is where his story blossoms.

Paul is from Tucson, Arizona. He grew … Read the rest here

163: Melinda Hannah | Painting The Faces of Love

Melinda Hannah is no stranger to pain or trauma. She battled her own traumas while simultaneously watching other’s experience their own.

Melinda is an artist. She used her talent and brush to paint to tell the stories of the marginalized … Read the rest here