Retrieved 9 December The church's policies and treatment of LGBT people has long been a source of controversy both inside and outside the church   and a significant cause of disagreement and disaffection by members. The false belief of inborn homosexual orientation denies to repentant souls the opportunity to change and will ultimately lead to discouragement, disappointment, and despair. Retrieved 23 November Subscribe for fascinating stories connecting the past to the present. Some principle homosexual Mormon groups. Biological and environmental factors .
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The Stonewall Inn A few years later, ina now-famous event catalyzed the gay rights movement: Tech Innovate Gadget Mission: Public Religion Research Institute. The church's policies and treatment of LGBT people has long been a source of controversy both inside and outside the church   and a significant cause of disagreement and disaffection by members. Flap over Mormons baptizing the dead.
Flap over Mormons baptizing the dead. Presentation outline available at byu. The Church denounces any therapy that subjects an individual to abusive practices. The major findings from the study are that non-biologically based views regarding the etiology of SSA [same-sex attraction], remaining active in the LDS church, remaining single, and engaging in mixed-orientation marriages were all associated with higher reported levels of internalized homophobia, sexual identity distress, and depression, and lower levels of self-esteem and quality of life. Hinckleypresident of the church, officially welcomed gay people in the church,  and in an interview affirmed them as "good people": Inat the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, New York City community members marched through local streets in commemoration of the event. A Counselling Problem in the Church.