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Members of the gay community hold up signs protesting a General Conference address from Boyd K. Packer and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints position on homosexuality. (Photo by Richard Payson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Maxfield: New Ministerial Language Isn’t Enough to Reframe a Shaming Ideology

By Lynda Maxfield March 30, 2020

  For most of my life, I was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I even served an honorable mission some years back. But, I no longer identify with many of the...

Sign to LDS Church building. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

LDS Church Releases Statement on Feminism

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2020

  In the January 2020 issue of the New Era, a magazine for the youth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the church published a statement on their view of feminism. The statement...

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A Controversial ‘Book of Mormon’

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer January 30, 2019

  You have probably heard of the musical, "The Book of Mormon." This groundbreaking Broadway hit shocked audiences while bringing with it barrels of laughter. The show originally opened in March...

(Photo by Preston Zubal)

SLC Group Helps Former Mormons Transition Out of the Church

September 30, 2014

  Gale Thorne III knew he was ready to leave the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “I realized one day that I was so bored with being Mormon, that I had lost any faith I had,” he said....

(Photo Courtesy of Ordain Women)

Ordain Women Hopes to Start a Conversation

September 30, 2014

  The words “Ordain Women” covered the front pages of newspapers in June and July. But despite the lack of summer sun, the group hasn’t cooled its efforts. Ordain Women, an organization advocating...

(Photo Courtesy of Westin Wong)

Return LDS Missionaries Adjust to College Life

September 30, 2014

  In Oct. 2012, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made a huge change that impacted many young members. Leaders lowered the minimum age for Mormon missionaries to 18 and 19 for men and...

(Photo by Brent Uberty)

General Conference Reaches a Global Audience

September 30, 2014

  Countless eyes and ears will be focused on speakers and events at the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, which will be held in Salt Lake City, Oct. 4 to 5. Broadcast...

(Photo Courtesy of Kent Miles)

Remembering Chase Peterson

September 28, 2014

  Chase Peterson, a former U president, died on Sept. 14. His loved ones remembered his life on Saturday with a funeral. Peterson was the U’s 14th president, championing the Honors College, open...