Posts tagged gay mormons
S2 Episode 51: Pride Week with Hayden Davis & Dustin Larsen

Hayden Davis and Dustin Larsen are young professionals living in new york city, they are both active members of the LDS church, openly gay and have been foundational in starting a movement toward inclusion within the church by starting and promoting a weekly scripture study group for LGBTQ members and their friends within their wards. The program has spread like wildfire and not only strengthened testimonies, but helped people find a comfortable place where they can find common ground and help each other along their journey. On this episode...

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S2 episode 46: Richard Ostler - "Listen, Learn and Love" Podcast

Richard Ostler is a 58 year old small business owner, former YSA bishop, husband and father of 6 children. He started a podcast in February 2018 called Listen, Learn and Love which shares the stories of the LGBTQ community within the LDS Church . From their website, “Listen, Learn, and Love was created out of the desire to better understand our LGBTQ+ brothers and sisters. We believe in God and in His decree to love one another, and this website is one of the ways in which we hope to foster that love and understanding”. Richard has posted almost 100 episodes of his podcast in just over a year!

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Episode 35: Ryan Ogden - Revive Humanity

Ryan Ogden is from Richfield, Utah and is the Executive Director of Revive Humanity. He graduated from Utah Valley University with a communication degree and loves to do just that, COMMUNICATE. Either in Tagalog, Spanish, or English he loves to interact and be with people. After a two year mission for his Church in the Philippines he founded and became the Executive Director of Philippine Improvement Group (This is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that leads the way to improvement by teaching, healing, and increasing the stability in the Philippines). He has lead many service tours to the Philippines and other places around the world. He taught the language of Tagalog at the Missionary Training Center for 2 years. In 2011 He founded Revive Humanity, an international, non-profit, non-government, non-denominational, humanitarian organization dedicated to the pursuit of providing long-term solutions and sustainability to individuals and communities.  On this episode

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Episode 7: Gay Mormons living their faith - Conner, Mike & Matt

Conner Castagno is a compliance analyst for American Express who lives in New York City and attends church at a Manhattan singles ward.  Matt Peterson works in marketing for a large New York City based music label and also attends a Manhattan YSA ward.  Mike Barney works in Finance in New York City and attends LDS services every other week with his boyfriend, who is Catholic.  On today's episode, Nate discusses with the guys their unique stories of who they are and how they navigate being active members of the church who are also openly gay

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