The Mormons Shift On Gays

In a recent move, the LDS church has moved from the Protestant notion of homosexuality as inherently sinful and curable to a focus on the sinfulness of sexual acts and the equal role celibate homosexuals can play in church life. They have also come out against "reparative therapy." They have even removed the previous teaching that homosexuality somehow "distorts loving relationships." These are all small, but important changes. And the LDS deserves credit for making them.