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Tribune’s Utahns of the Year: Mormons Building Bridges

Tribune’s Utahns of the Year: Mormons Building Bridges

by Peggy Fletcher Stack
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Dec 26, 2012 09:18AM MDT

Call it the “Gay Mormon Moment.”
After years of tension between Latter-day Saints and gay rights activists — with political action and theological pronouncements on one side, protests and pain on the other — the gulf between the two groups has begun to narrow.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has acknowledged that homosexuality is neither a choice nor a sin. It has supported anti-discrimination ordinances in Utah communities, stayed away from the 2012 battles against same-sex marr...

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