Category: Policy

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Theological Thorns and Same-Sex Marriage

Last November, revisions to Church Handbook of Instructions 1 included policies of ordinance exclusion to minors who reside with same-sex parents and of mandatory disciplinary council (essentially mandatory excommunication, I believe) for Church members...

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Unintended Consequences

We are pleased to feature this guest post by Judy Dushku, one of Exponent II‘s founding mothers. In the months since the LDS church announced “The Policy” on gay couples and their families, significant...

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A Mother on the Sidelines

My oldest son turned eight at the end of 2014 and was baptized by my husband. My husband is a wonderful man and I had no issue with him performing the baptism. I did...

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Guest Post: Turns Out I Was Wrong

By Lilith: Mormon studies scholar, ethnographer, and feisty heretic. Deeply and queerly Mormon. I know the missionaries were disappointed to hear that I have strong feelings about certain Church policies and cultural practices. I...