Articles/Essays – Volume 49, No. 2

The LGBTQ Mormon Crisis: Responding to the Empirical Research on Suicide

The November 2015 LDS handbook policy change that identified mem- bers who participate in same-sex marriages as “apostates” and forbade children in their households from receiving baby blessings or baptisms sparked ongoing attention to the topic of LGBTQ Mormon well-being, mental health, and suicides.