Rainbow Mormon: 010: Thank You Commissioner Ivie

Coming out is hard, coming out it Utah is even harder, harder still is Utah County and I imagine Spanish Fork is even more difficult. My hat is off to our brave Utah County Commissioner, Nathan Ivie, who took a very difficult step and came out publicly today. My hope and prayer is that people […]

Rainbow Mormon: 004: What is Conversion Therapy?

Conversion therapy has been a hot topic in the Utah and LDS news recently.  This episode gives a brief history of  conversion therapy and how the LDS Church has been involved in, and continues to perpetuate the use of, this debunked practice.  This is the first episode of several that will talk about this extremely […]

291: Stand Up Speak Up!!!

Today on Mormon Discussion, Bill Reel ties together several facets playing out in his own life and in his Church regarding the LGBT Issue.  How it is playing out in his wrestle with Mormonism, How it is playing out in his family & Friendships, How the Church is slowly coming around, How some leaders are […]

POST: Duty Bound to Reject It!

Wheat & Tares welcomes guest poster Bill Reel once more for a discussion on the recent policy changes. The recent policy change on Same Sex couples has opened so many new questions, ramifications and doctrinal contradictions that in spite of our being burned out and numb by all this, it needs be revisited.  I hope to […]

199: Are There Homosexuals in Heaven

Today I wrestle with the recent commentary of Elder Bednar on Homosexuality. I am sorry if I am too harsh or if my criticisms are unfair. I welcome anyone in Church authority to sit down with me and others and work through the data and questions that are out there that no one in leadership […]

196: The Biology of Homosexuality

Today I sit down with Daniel Parkinson MD to discuss the biology of Homosexuality.  Daniel is a psychiatrist and is well informed on the biological research on homosexuality.  Today we talk about what happens during the development of the fetus that leads to atypical results.  We also visit the outward biological signs that show us […]