038: Stephen Johnson | Part 1: growing up a Jehovah’s Witness and dealing with ecclesiastical sexual abuse and shaming

This interview is a part of a Gay Mormon Stories series of interviews of LGBT people from other highly conservative religions where LGBT people have substantial commonality with the LGBT Mormon Experience.  

In part 1 of 2 Stephen Johnson talks … Read the rest here

037: Peter van der Walt | Part 2: on his belief, his hope to be part of the church

In part 2 of 2 Peter van der Walt talks with Gay Mormon Stories about his testimony, but his refusal to consider the church before he is welcome there as a gay man. He discusses his hopes for the future, … Read the rest here

036: Peter van der Walt | Part 1: coming out as a gay teen as apartheid collapses

In part 1 of 2 Peter talks with Gay Mormon Stories podcast about growing up under apartheid, coming out of the closet in a hostile society, surviving after getting kicked out of his home as a young teen, overcoming the … Read the rest here

034: Bryan Hendrickson and Adam Allred | Part 3: discuss their evolving relationships with Mormonism and moving forward

In part 3 of 3 Adam and Bryan discuss with Gay Mormon Stories the different ways they have resolved their Mormonism, and their different ways of participating, their hopes about relationships, bridge building, forming community, and their desire to maintain … Read the rest here

033: Bryan Hendrickson and Adam Allred | Part 2: discuss accepting their orientations and managing their Mormonism

In part 2 of 3 Bryan and Adam discuss the process of coming out, working with Evergreen, North Star, as well as non-LDS support groups, and how they each developed different stances on where they place their Mormonism.… Read the rest here

032: Bryan Hendrickson and Adam Allred | Part 1: discuss their parallel journeys, teen years, missions, BYU

In part 1 of 3 Bryan and Adam discuss with Gay Mormon Stories podcast their friendship that extends back to their teen years, growing up Mormon, serving missions, attending BYU, and independently taking their first steps out of the closet.… Read the rest here

031: Tina Richerson | Part 2: how Buddhism led her back to Mormonism, a queer Mormon in NYC

In part 2 or 2 Tina Richerson talks about her exploration of Buddhism, how this exploration brought her back to Mormonism, how she embraces her spirituality as a Buddhist leaning queer Mormon, and about her life as a musician in … Read the rest here

030: Tina Richerson | Part 1: her youth, her relationships, Mormonism, Pentecostalism and music

In part 1 of 2 Tina Richerson on growing up a lesbian Mormon, resolving this with her family, her important same-sex relationships, trying out Pentecostalism and becoming a professional musician.… Read the rest here

029: David Baker | Part 2: accepting his orientation and receiving an affirming confirmation

In part 2 of 2, David Baker talks to Gay Mormon Stories podcast about recovering from his suicidality, and moving forward, receiving a surprising confirmation from God that he should pursue same-sex marriage, and his ongoing participation in the Church.… Read the rest here