Since the Mormons were outed as giving millions of dollars to stop gay marriage and the “gay agenda” they are trying to make the Mormon church now look good to gays, but it will not work, we all know that the Christians, Catholics, Mormons and the Evangelical Christians, etc. etc. are all networking to stop gay marriage and anything gay. The Christians have as members of their Christians Churches people in marketing and advertising as well as all levels of the government who are using their training covertly to fight the gay Civil Rights movement. These people need to be exposed to the public for the crimes they are committing against the American people. They are using tax money and government resources against the gays Civil Right movement, even at the level of the local police to disrupt and harass and try to destroy covertly the gay Civil rights Movement. The Catholics and Christians call it a war on gays.
Good Luck to you, Mr. Dabakis. Considering that better than 60% of Utah is Mormon, it is going to a very bumpy ride. Except for the deep south, Utah has to be one of the most anti-gay states in the US. Several of my friends (gay) are ex-Mormon. The horror stories that they tell of the methods used to “cure their sin” could have been lifted right out of the SS handbook.
What I do find worrying is that Utah is not only one of the most anti-gay states but also one of the states with the greatest percentage of English Ancestry….
That is inaccurate. It is the most English of U.S. states, even more than any state in New England. Most Intermountain West Mormons were direct off-the-boat immigrants from 19th century Victorian England, and paleo-victorianism thrives in Utah society.
Outside of Utah and especially outside the U.S. where most Mormons reside, Mormons tend to be a relatively more socially progressive lot. With 14+ million, Utah is actually a cultural minority in that equation.
My own family is Mormon and we mostly lived outside the U.S. We are all socially progressive, and my family accepts me being gay. In fact, they already figured I was gay even before I told them. There are actually a lot of completely gay-friendly Mormons out there, but Utah is often a culturally hostile place for them.
You are quite fortunate then. Two of my friends – they re a couple – were excommunicated. Continuing living their medium sized city became unbearable because of the shunning so they decided to move to Canada just after equal marriage became law in 2005 and got “husbanded” as one of them used to say.
They were lucky! It would be good to be ex-communicated from any religion! lol Worshipping thin air is for the completely ‘dense in the head’ and for people without a ‘life’
They are idiots.
You should feel at home then..
Indeed, Rich should move there. Oh, no wait, he needs a visa…. and English. Well, lucky his English can improved instantaneously. No, wait, that’s not enough, he’s a self professed child abuser…. nope, sorry, he can’t go.
Good, more progress.