Where Are We Now? Latter Day Saints in popular culture. Dyches Elder David F. Although there are no official numbers for how many members of the LDS Church identify as gay or lesbian there have been several estimates. You continue your friendship and he works hard until you are convinced he has only a weak same-sex attraction. Young Men Presidency The Young Men presidency provides instruction, encouragement and support in living the gospel of Jesus Christ for male Church members ages 12 through
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What it means to be gay at BYU". Russell Ballard has said the church is "locked in" if anything interferes with the principle of marriage being between a man and a woman, and stated that a very careful evaluation is made to determine what action is appropriate. Richards Elder Michael T. Depends on Who You Ask". Reparative therapy and other sexual orientation change efforts no longer practiced  . The Gospel of Tony Soprano.