Category: Press

August, September, October Press Reports

Oct 26, 2014 Brad Kutner’s  article about Rand Irons, MBB member in Virginia, got picked up by LGBTNation. http://www.lgbtqnation.com/2014/10/building-bridges-one-gay-mormon-whos-found-his-voice/ Oct 22, 2014 Brad Kutner writes about Rand Irons, MBB member in Virginia. http://www.gayrva.com/news-views/one-gay-mormons-mission-building-bridges-here-in-richmond/   Oct 14, 2014 Christy Cottle and her son, Spencer, were interviewed by Fox News in Boise, ID. http://www.jrn.com/kivitv/news/Faith-crisis-for-homosexuality-within-the-church-279139371.html?lc=Smart   Oct 14,…
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OpEd: Anti-Gay World Congress of Families Should Not Be Welcomed Here

  Erika Munson, one of the co-founders of Mormons Building Bridges, wrote this OpEd for the Salt Lake Tribune entitled “Anti-gay World Congress of Families should not be welcomed here” that appeared on Nov 2, 2014. In the article, Erika makes the case that the activities of The World Congress of Families are not in harmony with the values…
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Letter: LDS Church Doesn’t Tout its Gay Outreach

Oct 8, 2014 Did you know you can click a link to the LDS Church site about Mormons and gays(Mormonsandgays.org) from the LDS.org website? No? Neither does anyone else. I waited in vain for some mention of the website during the last four general conferences. At Mormons Building Bridges, we often tell our members to speak up about the relatively new…
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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…
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Press Reports March 2014

March 5 and 6, 2014 KSL gave the SB100 rally less than a minute on TV but all the pictures they included have informative captions. http://www.ksl.com/?sid=28952284&nid=1164   March 6, 2014 MBB shown at SB 100 rally at Utah Capitol by Fox 13. http://fox13now.com/2014/03/05/rally-held-to-urge-utah-lawmakers-to-hear-sb-100/   March 5, 2014 Deseret News covered the SB 100 rally. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598017/Advocates-rally-and-roar-for-anti-discrimination-bill.html…
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Press Reports January 2014

Jan 23, 2014 Blog post about MBB. http://joannajune.typepad.com/work_in_progress/2014/01/mormons-building-bridges.html    Jan 20, 2014 Berta appeared on KUTV 2 in Salt Lake City to discuss CC’s and SB100. http://www.kutv.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_9253.shtml   Jan 20, 2014 Announcement of CC’s for Park City, Utah. http://entertainment.sltrib.com/events/view/mormons_building_bridges_7   Jan 19, 2014 Cache Valley Daily.com reported on Jennie Christensen’s interview with Doree Burt. http://www.cachevalleydaily.com/news/local/article_9ac0efae-7fb5-11e3-92a5-0019bb30f31a.html…
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Press Reports February 2014

Feb 24, 2014 Notice of Community Converstation in Park City by KCPW http://kpcw.org/post/mormons-building-bridges-lgbt-issues?utm_referrer=http%3A//m.kpcw.org/%3Futm_referrer%23mobile/10320   Feb 22, 2014 Doree’s article on CC’s in Logan is republished by the San Antonio Express. http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/Mormons-Building-Bridges-joins-LDS-gay-followers-5255755.php   Feb 21, 2014 The Houston Chronicle picked up Doree Burt’s article from the Logan Herald Journal. http://www.chron.com/news/article/Mormons-Building-Bridges-joins-LDS-gay-followers-5255755.php   Feb 20, 2014 Susan Dortch…
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MORMONS BUILDING BRIDGES HOSTS COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS ABOUT UTAH NONDISCRIMINATION BILL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACTS Doree Burt: 435-512-1311 : doreeburt@gmail.com Corey Howard: 801-230-5158 : coreylynhoward@gmail.com MORMONS BUILDING BRIDGES HOSTS COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS ABOUT UTAH NONDISCRIMINATION BILL  On January 21, Mormons Building Bridges will continue its public service initiative of hosting Community Conversations in public libraries along the Wasatch Front, engaging individuals of all backgrounds and philosophies in…
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