LDS Church launches updated ‘Mormon and Gay’ website

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints unveiled its “Mormon and Gay” website Tuesday, which the church describes as a site that “seeks to help everyone better understand same-sex attraction from a gospel perspective.”

The website includes frequently asked questions, stories, tips for parents and other information about the LDS Church’s doctrine regarding same-sex attraction.

The site is a new version of the “Mormons and Gays” website launched in December 2012.

“The new appellation, ‘Mormon and Gay,’ reflects the reality that a person doesn’t need to choose between these two identities,” according to a news release from the church.

The revamped Mormon and Gay website was launched nearly a year after the LDS Church confirmed new policies that state children of same-sex couples cannot become church members unless they are of legal age, are no longer living with their parents, and have disavowed the practice of same-sex relationships.

Those policies prompted mass resignations from the LDS Church, but do not appear to be directly addressed on the Mormon and Gay website.

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