Fri, 27 May 2016
The Mama Dragons group consists of almost 1,000 Mormon, post-Mormon, and now never-Mormon women who are dedicated to:
1) Loving their LGBT children.
The Mama Dragons Story Project attempts to collect portraits and autobiographical essays from mothers with LGBT children for their children.
Direct download: MormonStories-637-MamaDragons.mp3
Category:Religion -- posted at: 3:18pm MDT
Thu, 12 May 2016
In this episode Dr. John Dehlin and Lindsay Hansen Park (Feminist Mormon Housewives, Sunstone, Year of Polygamy, Color of Heaven) host a panel discussion about rape within Mormon culture. The panel features Aubri Parameter, an assault survivor, Kathryn Jones-Porter, a victim's advocate in Salt Lake County, and Donna Kelly, who has worked as a prosecutor for the last twenty-four years, devoting much of her time to working with victims of sex crimes.
Direct download: MormonStories-636-Rape.mp3
Category:Religion -- posted at: 2:57pm MDT
Sat, 7 May 2016
In this episode 5 Mormons (Dr. Jana Riess, Dr. Kristy Money, Samy Galvez, Derrick Clements, and Samantha Louise Shelley) discuss, explore, and interpret Tyler Glenn's new and controversial music video entitled "Trash."
Direct download: MormonStories-635-Trash.mp3
Category:Religion -- posted at: 8:47am MDT
Tue, 3 May 2016
In December, 2015 Mormon Stories interviewed Clay Christensen and his brother-in-law Matt Elggren about Matt's loss of LDS faith in 2003, and Clay's subsequent loss of LDS faith in October of 2015 after 50 years active LDS membership, and after 7 years as a high-level LDS Church employee.
In April, 2016 Clay was contacted by his stake president and invited to a disciplinary council to be excommunicated for apostasy. This is Clay's update since his December, 2015 interview.
Direct download: MormonStories-634-ClayChristensen2.mp3
Category:Religion -- posted at: 6:04pm MDT