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Press Reports for April 2015

April 16, 2015 Josh and Lolly Weed object to their inclusion in anti-gay Supreme Court amicus brief. MBB is mentioned. http://www.sltrib.com/home/2400859-155/mormon-couple-object-to-inclusion-in   April 12, 2015 MBB Hugging Booth in Phoenix is at about 1:21 in this video. http://www.azfamily.com/clip/11382001/phoenix-pride-festival Read more →

Who is the One, and Who are the Ninety-nine ?

    When you hear the parable of the Shepherd who leaves his ninety-nine sheep seeking after the one who has wandered away—who do you see as the one and who do you see as the ninety-nine ?   Has the one, wandering, sheep gone off, ignoring the shepherd and dismissing the flock ? Is the one sheep a detriment-holding… Read more →

A Wonderful Opportunity to Practice Discipleship

There are strong feelings on both sides of the same sex marriage issue. In an effort to set a tone and expectation in our congregations that we love one another, especially when we have a difference of opinion, Bishops have been proactive in sharing messages like the following in their Sacrament Meetings. Please consider sharing this message with your ward leadership as… Read more →

How to Respond to the US Supreme Court Decision Marriage?

How can we most lovingly talk about the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage with family, friends, and neighbors in a way that mitigates conflict and encourages constructive dialogue? How do you acknowledge both the joy that so many feel today, and the dismay that others may react with? How do you help people cope with a new reality while… Read more →

Sit With Me Sunday–

Mormons Building Bridges will be attending the Music and the Spoken Word Broadcast in the LDS Church Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, July 26, 2015.  Here is a LINK to the event. As a way of honoring our LDS pioneers past and LDS/LGBT pioneers present, we will enjoy the live broadcast of Mormon Tabernacle Choir together. Admission… Read more →

A Worldwide Church of Bridge Builders

The follow are the words of encouragement given by Erika Munson at the 2015 Utah Pride parade, prior to marching: “It is an inspiring and joyful and beautiful day.   Will all the primary children raise their hands high? Two Primary Songs come to mind today, the first is Do As I’m Doing….the second is the song about baptism that begins “I like… Read more →

Mormons Building Bridges denied by Days of ’47 and Freedom Festival parades

For the second year in a row, Mormons Building Bridges’ proposals to participate in Salt Lake City’s Days of ‘47 Parade and America’s Freedom Festival Parade at Provo have been rejected by the events’ respective organizing committees. MBB’s entry in the Day’s of ‘47 —  Utah’s largest parade that commemorates the arrival of the Mormon pioneers in the Salt Lake… Read more →

Press Reports for April 2015

  April 16, 2015 Josh and Lolly Weed object to their inclusion in anti-gay Supreme Court amicus brief. MBB is mentioned. http://www.sltrib.com/home/2400859-155/mormon-couple-object-to-inclusion-in   April 12, 2015 MBB Hugging Booth in Phoenix is at about 1:21 in this video. http://www.azfamily.com/clip/11382001/phoenix-pride-festival Read more →

A Moment that Time Stood Still

A week ago was conference weekend. As with prior conferences there were statements made, some veiled, some blatant about LGBT people/members. The one that hurt the most was our being counterfeit people living counterfeit lives. I was able to push those thoughts away, thinking I had found my peace. Come forward to Pride weekend. Friends invited me to join them… Read more →

Press Reports for March 2015

March 17, 2015 Apostle says Mormons are free to back gay marriage. http://www.sltrib.com/blogs/2301174-155/mormons-free-to-back-gay-marriage   March 12, 2014 KUTV report on reporting the signing of SB206. http://www.kutv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/Herbert-signs-landmark-antidiscrimination-bill-into-law-102286.shtml#.VQLiuI7F_6Y   March 12, 2015 KSL report on the signing of SB296. http://www.ksl.com/?sid=33803780&nid=757&title=gov-herbert-signs-anti-discrimination-bill-into-law&s_cid=queue-3   March 12, 2015 Fox 13 interviews of Erika Munson, Troy Williams and Elder L. Tom Perry. http://fox13now.com/2015/03/12/gov-herbert-signs-utahs-lgbt-non-discrimination-bill-into-law-as-supporters-cheer/   March 11,2015 Brookings and… Read more →