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Support for Mormons in ‘mixed-orientation marriages’
MR says: Ty Mansfield, featured on LDS Living's current cover, and his friend, Josh Weed, have put mixed-orientation marriage into the media spotlight. This article offers info on support groups for people who find themselves in such a situation.In the summer of 2008, Sarah Irish Nicholson’s well-ordered Mormon life was unraveling, and she needed someone to talk to.
Nicholson’s husband of 13 years, whom she had loved since they were madrigal partners in high school, told her he was gay. Latter-day Saints in her West Valley City ward kept saying gay-rights advocacy was Satan’s work, she says. Though the couple remained together at first and honored their marriage vows, several local Mormon leaders were not only unsympathetic, they also were openly hostile to the news.
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