“The Homophobic Teachings of the Mormon Church Killed my Son”

“The Homophobic Teachings of the Mormon Church Killed my Son” July 22, 2019


Tragic and well compiled read by Mormon father who lost his son to suicide. The statistics and well studied “rejecting behaviors” that the Mormon church is continuing to teach and promote, is well thought through by Brian Bresee. This is why I often share my righteous anger and indignation by calling out top leaders of my church. This kind of teaching… which leads to in-group micromanagement and bullying has no place in any entity that would bear the name of “Christ.”

The homophobic teachings of the Mormon church killed my son

Natasha Helfer Parker, LCMFT, CST can be reached at natashaparker.org and runs an online practice, Symmetry Solutions, which focuses on helping families and individuals with faith concerns, sexuality and mental health. She hosts the Mormon Mental Health and Mormon Sex Info Podcasts, is the current past president of the Mormon Mental Health Association and runs a sex education program, Sex Talk with Natasha. She has over 20 years of experience working with primarily an LDS/Mormon clientele.

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