RON SCHOW is a professor of audiology in the College of Health Professions at Idaho State University. He co-edited with his brother, Wayne Schow, and Marybeth Raynes Peculiar People: Mormons and Same-Sex Orientation (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1991), honored by an award from the Association of Mormon Arts and Letters. He helped found and is a board member of a support group, Family Fellowship, for LDS families with a member of same-sex orientation. In 1994, he and Marybeth organized the first of several conferences on homosexuality at the University of Utah, which were jointly sponsored by Family Fellowship. He has co-authored with Marybeth and former bishops Robert A. Rees and William Bradshaw a booklet, A Guide for Latter-day Saint Families Dealing with Homosexual Attraction (Salt Lake City: Resources for Understanding Homosexuality, 2002), under contract for distribution by Deseret Book.
Getting Out/Staying In: One Mormon/Gay Marriage: Homosexual Attraction and LDS Marriage Decisions
Articles/Essays – Volume 38, No. 3
Dialogue 38.3 (Fall 2005): 133–145
In Fall 2005, there is a roundtable on mix-orientation marriages from some who were in them and from therapist Marybeth Raynes and long-time activist Ron Schow.