Representatives of the LDS church support bills that protect LGBT individuals in various life areas such as housing or employment; however, the leaders expressed so long as this legislation and open dialogue didn’t interfere with other religious freedoms
While homosexuals insist that they have no choice and are attracted to the same sex because of a condition predetermined by nature, their transgender counterparts insist that the sexual identity as determined by nature has nothing to do with who they really are!
Children are the most likely individuals to be beset with confusion about their sexual identity. The years prior to adulthood are also the best time to help a confused child navigate that confusion, and with proper models and guidance, connect with the true identity that will ensure they have the best shot at lasting happiness and satisfaction.
Authentic faith in the God of Creation requires bold action. It is not an unseemly or immoral thing to stand fast and hard against the evils of our time-the closing hours of the latter-days. It is God who spurs the principled impulse to withstand the lies that threaten our families, our freedom, and faith itself.
Any church which chooses to silence its message of real repentance stands for little, and probably won’t stand for long.
Human sexuality cannot be taught in a moral vacuum. It is the most sensitive and important topic that a child will ever learn about, and as such, should be taught in the home by loving caretakers, who wish to impart their moral worldview to their child.
All children experience emotional and social vacillations during adolescence, usually ages 12 to 18, during which experimentation with relationship roles and personal identity occurs. It’s not until early adulthood, and sometimes later, that individuals become set in the identity that determines personal direction, purpose, affiliations, and belief systems.