Category: Political Advocacy

Leading with Love…Imagine the Difference

The MBB Approach. In accordance with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Mormons Building Bridges community is dedicated to conveying love and acceptance to all who identify as LGBTQI and those who experience same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria. Yet since it’s inception, the Mormons Building Bridges community has been criticized – some fair, some unfair – for its approach to… 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 →

LDS WOMEN TO GATHER AT UTAH CAPITOL TO SUPPORT SB100

On Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 9:30 a.m on the Utah State Capitol south steps, Mormons Building Bridges will host Latter­day Saint women as they present flowers to Senate President Wayne Niederhauser and Speaker of the House of Representatives Greg Hughes to urge their elected representatives to support statewide non­discrimination ­­ Senate Bill 100. Using the hashtag “#​BecauseWeBelieve”​, LDS women… Read more →

Mormons Building Bridges’ Steering Committee Response to LDS Church Press Conference

#BecauseWeBelieve – all our sisters, brothers, and families are inherently worthy of love and belonging in our homes, congregations, and communities – On January 27, 2015, Elders Holland, Oaks, Christofferson, and Sister Neill Marriott spoke to the press affirming both the rights of LGBT people to be free from discrimination in housing, the workplace, and public accommodation, while at the same time calling… Read more →

APRIL 2014 GENERAL CONFERENCE REMARKS ON LGBT ISSUES

Mormons Building Bridges is a grassroots organization that supports faithful Latter-day Saints in making their homes and congregations safe and welcoming for LGBT/SSA individuals in accordance with current policy and doctrine of the Church. We pursue our mission because of our religion and not in spite of it. Therefore, Mormons Building Bridges  deliberately does not engage in discussions over the… Read more →

Caucus Season

It’s caucus season in Utah! In a letter from The First Presidency, members of the Church are encouraged “to participate as an exercise of their civic responsibility and privileges.”Sadly, the Utah legislature has held back a non-discrimination bill for another year, but Mormons Building Bridges looks forward to continuing the conversation. Are you a citizen who believes that SB100 would… Read more →

MBB on KCPW’s The Rundown

Be sure you catch MBB’s Erika Munson on today’s (Jan 16, 2014) The Rundown on KCPW 88.3FM and 105.3FM. She’ll be talking about the mission of MBB and the monthly Community Conversations. In particular she’ll highlight this month’s conversation around the question, “Should the Utah legislature pass SB100, the Utah Housing and Employment Opportunity Act?” Tune-in and share this link… Read more →

MBB on “The Rod Arquette Show”

To promote MBB’s January Community Conversation, MBB Steering Committee member, Erika Munson will be appearing on “The Rod Arquette Show” Talk Radio 105.7 FM/570 AM on Friday, January 17 starting at 6:05PM. She will introduce listeners to the Community Conversation experience and talk about this month’s conversation question, “Should the Utah legislature pass SB100, the Utah Housing and Employment Opportunity Act?” Though… Read more →