Thousands marched, cried, and mailed letters of resignation to the Church of Latter-Day Saints in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday.
The church will still deny baptism to most children of same-sex couples.
A new Church policy that bars children of gay and lesbian parents from baptism until they are 18 is prompting many LGBT-supportive Mormons to reconsider their religious affiliation.
Kate Kendell announced in a national newspaper opinion piece why she's formally left the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
A gay, married Mormon with a family weighs in on the Church’s latest antigay policy, which bars children of same-sex parents from blessings and baptism.
"There was the need for a distinction to be made between what may be legal and what may be the law of the church and the law of the Lord," says Elder D. Todd Christofferson.
This policy has just been added to the manual for church leaders, along with adding same-sex marriage to the definition of apostasy, for which the penalty can be excommunication.
The supposed LGBT assault on the family is being discussed this week in Salt Lake City, in advance of that animus and misinformation being spread around the world.
Religious extremists meeting in Utah are discussing how LGBT people threaten the country's future and the world's.