Monday, December 14, 2015

Suicidality is a Red Flag, Not a Free Pass

Comment on our Miracle of Forgiveness post:

"And the ONLY reason I attempted suicide was because I knew I was gay and would couldn't live the "straight" life! Thank heavens I went 2 my Heavenly Father 4 acceptance or I'd be dead! How dare this author claim 2 know the reason gay kids are killing themselves!! Disgusting !" (sic)

Okay. We're really worried about this person, not only for her safety, but for the dangerous false ideas she is spreading. This comment was on a long thread involving several people.

There is so much wrong with the thinking of this person. She sounds very young and inexperienced and yet is emboldened enough to make life and death decisions for herself. 

First, she is confusing a sin with an identity. Homosexuality doesn't have to be who you are. Gay is a harmful and sinful mindset and people can change their minds. It's learned and what is learned can be unlearned. It's also called repentance. If she wanted help she could get it and root out the sources of these wayward and apparently miserable thought patterns. Chances are she has been hurt and suffered some sort of trauma that turned her against the opposite sex in a romantic/sexual way. Chances are she has been on the internet searching out all things lesbian. These materials are sexual and arouse that sexual appetite. It's like watching food shows and getting hungry. With enough exposure and enough appetite anybody can be influenced by any sort of sexual material. Chances are she has surrounded herself with gays and gay advocates. We would like to tell this person that she has been lied to. There is hope and help. People can change if they want to. She can leave this preoccupation with perverse and dead-end sexuality behind and live a normal life.

Second, she is taking herself and sex much too seriously. People who decide to take their own lives are thinking way too much of themselves. They don't even care how it might permanently damage others. As for sex, many people live productive and happy lives entirely without sex. Sex is an appetite, and normally much less frequent of an appetite than our appetite for food. It's even less than an appetite if you're talking about alternative sexuality. It's more like a matter of taste. It makes no sense to do yourself in because of a matter of taste. Not to make too light of what is a serious problem, when you come down to it, suicidality over this or that type of sex is like saying I want to kill myself because I only like dark chocolate and can't stand to even think about eating milk chocolate. But wait, according to gay theory, it's like saying I am the eating of dark chocolate and can never be the eating of milk chocolate. Yes, it's that dumb.

Third, although she is right that Heavenly Father loves her unconditionally, and we are very glad she turned to Him, she has left out His entire plan for her. God loves us apart from our sins and weaknesses, and even apart our righteousness and accomplishments. He is no respecter of persons, meaning he loves all his children the same, even when they are on the wrong path. He wants the best for us, now and forever. That means He wants us to repent and try to behave ourselves out of love for Him, relying on redemption through Christ. This is His plan for us. It will make us fit for his presence. This apparently Christian young person is leaving the entire gospel of Jesus Christ out of her thinking. Why?

Fourth, if a person attempts suicide, there is some serious immaturity, compulsiveness, trauma, emotional illness, insecurity, narcissism, depression, and/or other pathologies that may be going on. These may have nothing to do with preoccupation with unnatural sexual proclivities or may even be the cause of, or exacerbated by, unnatural sexual proclivities and acts. In fact the Remafedi study showed that suicide attempts by teenage boys go down 20% for each year they put off self-identifying as gay. Yes, according to that study, sucidality decreases the longer a young person RESISTS homosexuality. 

Fifth, the gay movement has quite abusively and irresponsibly encouraged youth homosexuality through organized promotion. It's true. The term "gay youth" didn't even exist---it didn't cross people's minds---until just 10 or 20 years ago. Now we have kindergartners being taught homsexualism. We have gay days and gay clubs in schools. We have gay youth pride festivals complete with training workshops. It's all over literature, movies, TV.  The fabrication of youth homosexuality accomplished and many people fooled, they then quite cruelly and irresponsibly promote the idea that gay youth commit suicide because they are not accepted for their gayness, completely leaving out any mention of the serious causes above. This linking of gay youth to suicide puts a very dangerous idea into vulnerable kids' heads. They begin to think suicide is an especial option just for for them. They begin to think all is hopeless, which is totally untrue (see #1,2,3 above), or "now they'll be sorry," which vengefulness is the very worst reason to do anything. They may decide it is the only option. One horrific idea begun during the Nazi regime is that suicide is a particularly fitting and noble culmination to a homosexual life. Young people are bombarded with all these wrong and dangerous ideas, then, when they attempt or succeed at suicide, their destructive and tragic act is exploited financially and politically and every other way by the powers that be.

It comes down this. The multi-faceted sucidality of some unfortunate young people is being hijacked to further the blanket acceptance and encouragement of one thing: perverse forms of sexuality beginning at the youngest age possible. For gullible and fearful parents and leaders, trumped-up suicidality is a major threat that causes them to give a free pass for youth homosexuality. For the miserable young people who find themselves preoccupied with perverse sex and sexuality, trumped-up suicidality may become a siren song, as indicated at the top of this post. 

Sixth, this young person is in effect saying, I tried to solve all my problems by killing myself. Then I found out I don't have to kill myself because God accepts my homosexuality [bad ideas and behaviors] as who I am and always will be.  If that isn't a red flag for some very serious and destructive emotional/mental disorder and a very wrong conception of humanity, God, and morality, we don't know what is.Reality check: a person is not any kind of ideas or behaviors. A person is a unique individual with an immeasurably valuable immortal soul and great potential for spiritual growth and progress. God loves us but not our sinfulness. Christ will rescue us from our sins if we want him to.

Dear young people involved in homosexuality, do not consider or spread the false idea that suicidality is an option. Don't buy into it. People are using you. It is God who really loves you, beyond measure. Homosexuality is not who you are; homosexuality is bad thoughts and acts. You are a child of God. God loves us all and wants to give us all He has. That is why He gave us boundaries and a Savior. We love you. That is why we are offering you truth and hope.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Terror by Way of Insanity

“This country talks a lot about terrorist attacks—and rightly so. Almost anybody in America can give you some kind of a listing of the most destructive acts of terror that have happened in our country. But let me suggest to you this: The two greatest attacks of terror on America were perpetrated by the Supreme Court. Not by any Muslim, but by the Supreme Court of the United States. The first one was the legalizing of abortion. Subsequent to that, there have been millions of babies slaughtered in the wombs of their mothers. It’s incalculable to even comprehend that. The blood of those lives cries out from the ground for divine vengeance on this nation. The second great act of terror perpetrated by the Supreme Court was the legalization of same-sex marriage. The destruction of human life in the womb—in a sense, the destruction of motherhood—and now the destruction of the family itself. No bomb, no explosion, no attack, and no assault on people physically can come anywhere near that kind of terrorism. Our country is being terrorized by the people most responsible to protect it—those who are to uphold the law. . . No human court has the authority to redefine morality. But this human court has said murder is not murder; and marriage is not marriage; and family is not family. They have usurped the authority that belongs only to God, who is the creator of life, marriage, and family. Any and all attempts to define morality differently than God has is a form of rebellion and blasphemy —blasphemy against God, against His holy nature, and His holy law, and His holy people” (John MacArthur, “We Will Not Bow,” 7/19/2015).

The type of terror and evil MacArthur is talking about above is playing out in unimagined ways, all of which are anti-God, anti-nature, anti-rightness, anti-posterity. Case in point: Featured in a recent gay publication is a transgender, a 52-year-old man, husband and father of seven, who abandoned not only his family but reality itself. He insists that he is a female, but there’s more. The article glosses over the fact that this man also insists he is a little girl six years old. Apparently he’s found some people as crazy as he is to be his “parents” and “family.”

To quote: “But I’ve moved forward now and I’ve gone back to being a child.”

What? Moved forward and gone back?

“I don’t want to be an adult right now and I just live my life like I couldn’t when I was in school.”

This scenario should be pathetically terrifying to everyone. This person is obviously pathological and needs help. Instead, he is being exploited by sex activists and indulged by fools. How cruel that no one seems to care that this person has totally regressed. How cruel that they don’t care to help him root out the trauma that caused this regression and restore this person to health. How cruel to indulge this disease. It is also cruel and abusive to everyone else, especially to his biological family, and to those children who live around him who must pretend that this sort of playacting is normal. It is teaching and modeling that a person’s sex and age are subject to one’s sick whims.

Making up your own alternative reality is called insanity. A society celebrating such insanity while tyrannizing the sane is a definite form of terrorizing evil. By sane we mean those who still have the discernment to recognize "the grotesque, the perverse, and the unacceptable," to borrow from Flannery O’Connor. By sane we mean those who are standing for reality, God, health, and goodness, and for doing so are being called names, intimidated, shunned, sued, fired, ruined, and punished, a form of living terror.

The general dumbing-down, making-excuses-for-everything, abandoning-of-order-laws-and-morals process our culture has indulged in over the last several decades has inevitably bled over into mental health. Once we surrender on one issue it becomes easy to surrender on another. Rather than striving for wholeness and wellness, rather than doing the hard painful work toward health and knowledge and ideals and excellence, rather than adhering to proven standards for proper human thought and behavior, people are giving up and giving in to whatever craziness is popular at the time. But that’s not all. They are celebrating these disorders and forcing the rest of us to celebrate them too.

Who would have thought that a civilization would choose to terrorize by way of insanity? It makes the classic horror film Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? look like Sesame Street. At least Bette Davis played a female.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

The Gospel is "Harsh" only to the Faithless

A reader’s comment on our post, “As For Our House, The Miracle of Forgiveness Stays":

My five children each served missions, and each one of their mission presidents actually banned the use of this book in their mission. It created more problems than it solved in young men and women. I believe there is a reason it is no longer published by the church. Even Spencer Kimball expressed concerns with its judgmental tone and had regrets about it.

Many years ago, I heard Edward Kimball, the biographer son of Spencer Kimball, speak, regarding how his father, Spencer, wished he would not have been so condemning in The Miracle of Forgiveness, and wishes he could have incorporated more "grace and forgiveness" into his words--that he could have achieved more with soft words rather than harsh words.

Edward also shared the sentiment that the book "is a much distributed book--mostly by people who think somebody else needs it."

SoL response:

We don't know about these rogue, anti-Christ mission presidents who, if they exist, seem to care more about their mission statistics than the welfare of immortal souls. But we do know there is no proof that Pres. Kimball ever said what his son is saying he said. Apparently Edward Kimball has much to gain by recharacterizing his dead father's beliefs and life work. Spencer lived to be old. If he wanted to make revisions in his famous book, if it meant so much to him, he had plenty of time to do it until the day he died. He could even have put down any revisions he wanted done in writing. But no. He didn't. What Edward is doing is called revisionism. It's happening all over the place regarding dead people and scripture and documents and literature, all in order accommodate modern, wildly popular worldviews. We need to remember that this world is the devil’s kingdom.This is his territory. This sort of thing is exactly what he wants to have happen in order to draw people away from God and goodness and redemption through Christ.

All we have to give you is our belief in Christ. We love the gospel. We love this book. We need the truths it contains, which are totally in line with scripture. Try reading this book. What is harsh about it? The book's message is that there is such a thing as sin, that we are all sinners, and that we must repent through the miracle of Christ's Atonement or we'll end up unhappy. It concerns reality and is true. But many people do not want to choose the Lord's way. The idea of sin is out of fashion. They choose comfort and convenience and worldly philosophies instead. They water down and dismiss the first principles of the gospel. This is a sign of the times. It's all in the scriptures. Remember how Laman and Lemuel said Nephi's words were too hard? They thought God's commandments were too harsh, too. But what was hard was their own hearts. They wouldn't humble down and repent.

Study the Book of Mormon anti-Christs. They all put down faith in a Redeemer and say there is no need for repentance. People don't like to repent. They'd much rather to cling to their pride and sins and make up excuses for them. That's just human nature.

Why do we need a Savior to redeem us if we need not recognize or repent of our sins? This life is a test. The Lord never said it would be easy. He said he came with a sword. He said following him was going to cost us a broken heart and a contrite spirit. Faith costs. It sometimes hurts more than anything.  

These days many people are deciding for themselves and others that the plain and precious truths of the gospel are “too harsh,” when what the gospel contains is a great and glorious chance to fit ourselves for God’s presence and to inherit all the riches of eternity. This is the greatest of all the gifts of God. All we have to do is qualify ourselves for it by applying the first principles: faith, baptism, repentance, and the Holy Ghost who will tell us the truth of all things, even the harsh truths. It all depends on one's willingness to accept the plan and apply it to oneself. It all depends on what we want. 

Cutting yourself off from the grace of Jesus Christ is a conscious choice, a conscious decision, that affects every aspect of the soul, now and forever, to borrow from Flannery O'Connor.

Our Christmas message? It's simple. Soften your heart toward God. Love Him most. Confess your sins out of that love. Come to Christ. Repent continually. Ask for correction. Believe that you need him and that he can save you. Put your whole foundation on him. If you do this you'll become a new creature. You will begin to understand and develop godly traits such as humility and selflessness. You'll find peace in this life and become fit for the presence of God. And this will happen, not in some unknown future, but presently.

That's the gospel in a nutshell. It's the greatest story ever told and the purest love there is. That's the gospel and it hasn't changed. It's the people who have changed. It's the people who have lost faith.                   

Monday, December 7, 2015

Gay Marriage is No Solution

The following is our response to an LDS mother's email we received about how she is so grateful her homosexual son found a wonderful man for a partner to whom he is now married. Her feeling is that monogamous same-sex marriage is at least giving her son some security and happiness in this life, although she doesn't know what will happen to him in the next.

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Thank you for sharing your feelings and experiences. We understand what a heart-wrenching situation this is for parents. People don’t bring you casseroles or plates of cookies. We have been there. The difference between us is that we perceived a different dilemma than you do. We did not consider the option of a monogamous homosexual relationship for our son. Back then Church leaders went along with the scriptures, saying homosexuality was not an identity; it was a sin to be resisted and repented of. Gay "marriage" did not exist 15 years ago. Our only dilemma concerned right and wrong, how to help our son repent of his bad behaviors, clean up his life, and get well. We did not know if this would happen. It took awhile for him to hit bottom and to find the right help, but not only did our son root out the causes, repent, and overcome his unwanted homosexual tendencies, our whole family learned what the gospel of Jesus Christ really means and how to apply it.

We encourage you to study our web site and read our blog. There is another side to this you are not considering. It’s the gospel solution (the reality of sin, Christ, repentance, redemption), which we know from the scriptures is more powerful than anything else to affect change. You have to feel you are a sinner to know Christ and to be freed of your sins. It is sad that people in the Church are not taking advantage of the gospel but are instead now giving in to the worldly notion that homosexuality is an immutable "identity." What a nightmare that would have been if I had been told that the horror my son was involved in was somehow "who he was." It never crossed my mind. I knew the thing he was involved in was wrong and I knew who he was: a formerly innocent and happy child of God who was caught up in a miserable age-old sin.

It's interesting that the gay marriage argument you are making is the same argument that the pro-abortionists first made. Yes, abortion is not good, it should be rare, but let's make it safer and more respectable, that is, done by doctors in a clinic instead of some filthy back alley, so to speak. But there is no nice way to kill a live unborn baby. It is always horrific. And many women who have had abortions are now sick and sorry about it in the extreme. We see now by these Planned Parenthood videos how the legalized and legitimized slaughtering of the unborn has become a form of birth control, commonplace, institutionalized, inhumane, greed and ideologically based, and the most barbaric practice imaginable. In the same vein, you are saying yes, homosexuality (sodomy) is bad but let's make it safer and more respectable, that is, legitimize it by calling it marriage, and hope they keep their sexuality between themselves. But there is no nice way to practice homosex. It is always sinful and violent to the human body, whether done with one partner or a hundred. Homosexuality, monogamous or promiscuous, does nothing to fulfill the human sexual nature; homosexuality only frustrates the human sexual nature.

People who hurt each other in this way are not showing love. They are sexually abusing each other. You need to know that homosexuality is by nature pornographic and promiscuous. Because it frustrates human sexuality. many can never get enough. “Open marriage” is often practiced. Libido-enhancing drugs are often used. Domestic violence is off the charts. Yes, some long-term gay partners may feel fondness and attachment for each other, but if they truly and unselfishly loved each other they wouldn't sexualize and objectify and abuse each others’ bodies. Most close human relationships are not sexual at all, such as parents with children, friendships, siblings, relatives, and on and on. You say your son has been with a wonderful person for six years. Yes, perhaps he is wonderful in the ways you are given to see, but not wonderful in all ways, and there are many years to come. As society encourages unlimited sexuality these practices will expand and increase.

Most people aren't thinking about what gay sex really is. Parents should think about it. Alas, we suppose it must be spelled out. A friend of ours is writing a big fat book about the myriad risks of gay sex, monogamous or not, risks which are cruelly being concealed. It reads like pornography, because the things they do are absolutely depraved. It's like they get a thrill out of mocking God, their own bodies, and even basic decency and cleanliness.(There is a reason the scriptures call these ideas and behaviors "filthy.") Homosexuality is unnatural and must be constantly stimulated by worse and worse enticements. These behaviors are commonplace in the gay community. The people who perform these acts in secret appear to be wonderful, talented, nice, productive citizens. Have you warned your son about these dangers? A loving parent would. There is nothing secure or happy about gay sex. We know parents whose kids are acting out but who take a firm stand against homosexuality, and they still have good relationships with their children.

Another point you make is that if your son doesn't get to have a gay partner for gay sex he is missing out on human intimacy and fulfillment. This is not true. There is no true intimacy in same-sex sex. As we've said it frustrates human sexuality, which was made for the opposite sexes. In addition, there are many people who don't participate in sex and live happy and fulfilled lives: single people, widowed people, disabled people, Catholic nuns and priests, to name a few. They enjoy intellectual, spiritual, and many other shared types of intimacy with others. Our oversexed culture is pushing a preposterous preoccupation with sex. Homosexualists want you to think sex is essential for happiness, but it is not. It is, or should be, only a small part of life, much less than, say, our appetite for food (which happens at least 3 times a day). Certainly not a person's primary identity.

By the way, if your son has truly been suicidal as you say, he may have much worse problems than his sexuality. Please don’t ignore that. Giving in to perverse sexual whims can make a person’s suicidality worse. That’s why Johns Hopkins does not perform sex change surgeries anymore. They found out the patients’ problems were not solved and suicidality increased. See our blog post “Beware the Gay Suicide Card.” Think about how “gay marriage” is a politically-driven and Godless social experiment. Historically the societal acceptance of homosexuality has proved disastrous.

To answer your question, gay marriage is no solution. Homosexuality does not deserve a respectable place in any society. It is harmful in any form and should be resisted and repented of. People can change their desires if they want to. That's what Christ offers. There is highly successful counseling available for those who truly wish to be free. We hope you give this some thought. It is a side of things that people don't get to hear, and it's the only right side. Watch our recent Stand4Truth Conference. If you give us your address we'll send you a free copy of our son's book, Captain of My Soul.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Anti-Straight, Anti-Christ Op-Ed? YES. Consider the Source

There is a lot of talk among church-going people about how everybody must accept nontraditional gender identities and sexual proclivities in others as normal and harmless and, well, best. One example is an op-ed that appeared in the Nov. 28, 2015 Salt Lake Tribune, "Time has come for a new paradigm in gender/sexuality debate." This article, written by nine people, LGBT-affirming therapists in partnership with gay-pride organization leaders, some of whom are LDS or former LDS, is a smarmy, slimy sophistry filled with psycho-babble and emotionally-loaded wording that contradicts itself as a matter of course. Even as a weak nod is given to truth and reality in a few spots, the emphasis is pro-homosexuality and the argument is for the weakness, as the title indicates. These people are definitively in favor of normalizing and promoting homosexuality. But it goes way beyond that. We'll come right out and say it. You don't have to go very far beneath the surface to find that these writers are also anti-straight and anti-Christ, whether they realize it or not.

The message given in this op-ed is that change therapy for those with gender identity disorder and unwanted homosexual tendencies is unethical and should be outlawed in Utah as it has been in five other states. No age of the sufferer is stipulated, which indicates that these writers would be against even a vulnerable young child who had been abused and initiated into homosexualism being given any sort of therapy to heal these horrific wounds. As our friend, ex-transgender Walt Heyer points out, the language in this op-ed is pro-advocate speak, as in pro-homosexuality, no questions asked. "As such, if adopted, will keep in place the high attempted suicides because it prevents effective treatment of psycho therapies that deal with a range of disorders (emphasis ours)."

In other words, these activists want to shut down healing, healthful, pro-heterosexuality treatment for those who desire it, for those who have been damaged and confused. No, these homosexualists do not want to get the bottom of people's deep destructive problems. These "professional" therapists and supposed followers of Christ as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints care nothing about misery and sin and repentance and redemption. They just want to further their advocacy of homosexuality. How cruel to exploit and ignore those with unwanted homosexual thought patterns and habits. How cruel to wish to prohibit sound effective psychological and spiritual help for these people. The people they are ignoring and exploiting are the ones who seek out and benefit from such help, while at the same time encouraging those who are stubbornly self-determined and satisfied with self-destructive pleasures.

Note that at this juncture homosexualist activists have pushed the public a long way past "understanding same-gender attraction," and on to encouraging outlandish and sinful human sexual behaviors such as transgenderism and gay marriage. And what is encouraged will increase. Oh yes, we're supposed to support a person's self-determination as any one of the 56 genders (according to facebook at this moment), yes, and support them "in their right to explore, define, articulate and live out their own identity" across the "broad spectrum of sexual gender identities and expressions," if we're to switch to these writers' new paradigm. That sort of talk could be straight from Alfred Kinsey's 1940s notebook; Kinsey was a horrific pervert/pedophile/pederast and pseudo-sex-scientist who, along with many other unspeakable acts, sexually abused babies (claimed to bring babies to orgasm) for "research."

Note also how one-sided this view is. People are only to be allowed to self-determine as homosexual, transgender, or any other alternative gender/sexual orientation with all the trimmings, corresponding cross-dressing, mutilating surgeries, and sexual behaviors included. But no homosexual is to be supported in his self-determination to become heterosexual. If a homosexual would rather self-determine as heterosexual, he must not be allowed to get professional help. That would be unethical. This is what this op-ed is saying. Anyone who decides to be homo instead of hetero should be given support, but not the other way around. No one is to be allowed to decide to be hetero instead of homo. No one is to be allowed to self-determine as heterosexual and get help to find peace with it. That kind of help has to be outlawed. Apparently, heterosexuality does not appear on Kinsey's spectrum! This is what we mean by this view being anti-straight.

Now for anti-Christ. All morality comes from Christ. There is no morality without Christ. Atheists and anti-Christs ignore this fact. They admit that humans should be basically orderly and moral but can't say where that notion or that desire comes from. Can it come from evolution, that is, mistakes in mutation? Of course not. As C. S. Lewis put it, that's like expecting a glass of spilt milk to make rules for itself. So we have these upstarts writing this op-ed, preaching to all the rest of us a new morality. And yet the principle of homosexualism, both in the form of  mental lust and bodily behavior, is summarily and plainly condemned in the holy scriptures these same church-goers ostensibly hold dear, read every day, and pack off to Sunday meetings.

Let's get down to brass tacks and consider that source. These anti-straight ideas are not coming from God, so where are they coming from? First the softening on homosexuality, then the recognizing of  it as an immutable "identity," then the multiple "identities," then the push to celebrate the expressing of the identities and behaviors, and now the campaign to jump on the band wagon and get change therapy outlawed here in Utah as it has been in other states. Where are these people getting their ammunition? How dare they express and push these radical ideas? Why are they emboldened to advocate for sin and reject Christ?

We submit that these church-going professional people would not have one word to say promoting homosexuality if it weren't for the strategy laid and carried out by the Godless sexual revolution being systematically instigated especially in the last few decades. If it weren't for the momentum created by false information, fear, and intimidation, by bold hedonists and bad judges, by politics and huge amounts of money, by an oversexed entertainment culture and free-love hippies turned college professors, by secular humanism and sociology usurping real religion, our outspoken local LDS homosexualists wouldn't have a leg to stand on. Furthermore there would be no gay pride. The APAs would still have homosexuality in their manuals of disorders. Godly morality would still be supported in courts and government and schools. Our entertainment and education systems would still value and reflect virtue. Churches would still rightly call homosexuality a sinful vice in all its forms, both in principle and practice.

Our op-ed writers need to reflect on, if it's possible they don't know, from whom they are taking their marching orders. They need to know upon what principalities and powers they establish their great pronouncements. It isn't science or biology or health or wisdom or experience or justice or goodness or righteousness or God or Christ or compassion. It is fallen man, the pleasures of the wicked world, the changeable philosophies of men, the sophistries of hedonists, the power of flatterers and exploiters and predators and money and wickedness.

We wonder, have these writers of this op-ed been to San Francisco? Have these people seen the sadomasochists and sodomites doing their thing in the public streets on parade? For that matter, have they seen a Salt Lake City gay pride parade or gay youth prom attended by adult transgenders? Have they been to a GLSEN workshop in Massachusettes where homosexualists teach 14-year-olds all about how to perform varieties of perverse sexual acts, Massachusettes, where adult perverts recruit and proposition minors via the school system? Have they visited a weekend chemsex orgy in a nice London apartment where gays who are otherwise gainfully employed citizens continually inject themselves with a new drug made of drain cleaner and floor stripper because they'd rather die than have sober gay sex? Our LDS activists give zero warning or condemnation of these or any other homosexual behaviors. The world's promotion and practice of these unlimited and perverse sexual notions and behaviors is where these respected op-eders get their motivation and information and emboldenment. There's no other source available on earth for these anti-straight, anti-Christ ideas. And it's the devil's territory.