Summer 2016

The Summer 2016 issue begins with Michael Parker, Daniel Parkinson, and Benjamin Knoll exploring suicide within the Mormon LGBTQ community, followed by Benjamin Knoll giving additional context regarding youth suicides within the Mormon community. These are followed by several personal stories regarding the gay and queer perspectives in the LDS church. Also contained in this issue is artwork by Kimberly Anderson titled The Mama Dragon Story Project as well as several beautiful works poetry, two pieces of fiction by Theric Jepson and Levi Peterson. The issue is rounded out by several book reviews, a sermon, and a roundtable on the history of the Exponent II.

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The LGBTQ Mormon Crisis: Responding to the Empirical Research on Suicide Articles/Essays LGBT Issues

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

Michael Barker, Daniel Parkinson, and Benjamin Knoll

Youth Suicide Rates and Mormon Religious Context: An Additional Empirical Analysis Articles/Essays LGBT Issues

Youth Suicide Rates and Mormon Religious Context: An Additional Empirical Analysis

Benjamin Knoll

The Art of Queering Boundaries in LDS Communities Articles/Essays LGBT Issues

The Art of Queering Boundaries in LDS Communities

Roni Jo Draper

In Our Lovely Oubliette: The Un/Intended Consequences of Boundary Making & Keeping from a Gay Mormon Perspective Articles/Essays LGBT Issues

In Our Lovely Oubliette: The Un/Intended Consequences of Boundary Making & Keeping from a Gay Mormon Perspective

D Christian Harrison

The Mama Dragon Story Project Articles/Essays LGBT Issues

The Mama Dragon Story Project

Kimberly Anderson

Tropical Butterfly House Poetry Poetry

Tropical Butterfly House

Dayna Patterson

Ordinary and Profane Poems Poetry Poetry

Ordinary and Profane Poems

Ronald Wilcox

A Laurel’s First-Night Fantasies Fiction Feminism

A Laurel’s First-Night Fantasies

Theric Jepson

Kid Kirby Fiction Classic

Kid Kirby

Levi S. Peterson

Palmyra Redemption: July 18, 2015 New Voices Joseph Smith

Palmyra Redemption: July 18, 2015

Neil Longo

Exponent II: Early Decisions Roundtable Feminism

Exponent II: Early Decisions

Claudia L. Bushman

Key Turning Points in Exponent II’s History Roundtable Feminism

Key Turning Points in Exponent II’s History

Nancy Tate Dredge

Discovering the Woman’s Exponent Roundtable Feminism

Discovering the Woman’s Exponent

Susan Whitaker Kohler

The Physical Process of Creation Roundtable Feminism

The Physical Process of Creation

Carrel Hilton Sheldon

Review: Planted: An Earthy Approach to Faith and Doubt Patrick Q. Mason. Planted: Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt Reviews Religion

Review: Planted: An Earthy Approach to Faith and Doubt Patrick Q. Mason. Planted: Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt

Brian Whitney

Review: Walking the Narrow Path Patrick Q. Mason. Planted: Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt Reviews Religion

Review: Walking the Narrow Path Patrick Q. Mason. Planted: Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt

Brad J. Tharpe

Review: Mormonism from Varied Fictional Perspectives William Morris. Dark Watch and Other Mormon-American Stories Reviews Religion

Review: Mormonism from Varied Fictional Perspectives William Morris. Dark Watch and Other Mormon-American Stories

Jonathan Langford

Review: A Cluttering of Symbol and Metaphor David G. Pace. Dream House on Golan Drive Reviews Religion

Review: A Cluttering of Symbol and Metaphor David G. Pace. Dream House on Golan Drive

Eric W. Jepson

Review: More than a Different Color W. Paul Reeve. Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness Reviews Religion

Review: More than a Different Color W. Paul Reeve. Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness

Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp

Leveling the Earth, Expanding the Circle From the Pulpit Theology, Science

Leveling the Earth, Expanding the Circle

Eunice McMurray

Contributors Contributors Dialogue

Contributors

Issue Art Art Art

Issue Art