Articles/Essays – Volume 50, No. 4

Review: That We May Be One: A Personal Journey Tom Christofferson. That We May Be One: A Gay Mormon’s Perspective on Faith and Family

2017: Gerald S. Argetsinger, “That We May Be One: A Personal Journey,” Dialogue 50.4 (Winter 2017): 1–52.

Tom Christofferson’s That We May Be One exploded onto the LDS book market with a series of news releases, interviews, and appearances. It represents a gigantic leap in the Deseret Book LDS conversation on LGBTQ+ (hereafter: gay) members since the publication of Ty Mansfield’s In Quiet Desperation: Understanding the Challenge of Same-gender Attraction. Even the use of the descriptor “gay” in place of “same-gender attraction” still raises the hackles of many in the faith.