Following is a small selection of online resources which relate to gay
and lesbian issues and provide additional information about organizations
featured in KUED's documentary. Reinforcing KUED's commitment to offering
a balanced presentation of public affairs topics, these web sites (listed
alphabetically) include all viewpoints pertaining to homosexuality:
Wasatch Affirmation aims to provide a safe, inclusive space for gay men
and lesbians from Mormon Backgrounds who live along the Wasatch front.
The group seeks to affirm that a gay/lesbian lifestyle can be a positive
one and that homosexuality is not incompatible with spirituality.
Affirmation, national chapter
With chapters around the world, Affirmation serves the needs of gays,
lesbians, bisexual LDS and their supportive family and friends through
social and educational activities. This
site features Womyn's Corner, Especially for Youth, personal stories,
Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Utah
This web site offers information on ACLU-advocated lawsuits, including
those pertaining to homosexuality and its expression: the East High Gay-Straight
Alliance lawsuit against the Salt Lake School Board, and the case of openly
lesbian teacher Wendy Weaver gainst the Nebo School District.
High Gay-Straight Alliance
Founded in 1996, the East High Gay-Straight Alliance advocates diversity
and tolerance toward homosexuals and offers a safe, accepting place for
members to meet. These web pages offer more information about meetings
and members, who include public and private high school students from
throughout the Salt Lake Valley.
Fellowship on the Internet
The Family Fellowship web site offers information about diverse Mormon
families engaged in the cause of strengthening families with homosexual
This site seeks to form a network of men united n the joys and challenges
of being fathers, gay, and Mormon. The group is dedicated to fostering
and supporting the needs and individual growth of members in an environment
of confidentiality, trust, and love.
Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
PFLAG is a national non-profit organization with a membership of over
77,000 households and more than 425 affiliates worldwide. This vast grassroots
network promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and
transgendered persons, their families and friends through: support, education,
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
site of the LDS Church, these comprehensive web pages offer information
about the religion, its internal organizations, media sources, and more.
The site offers full transcripts of speeches from the previous General
Conferences, which illuminate the church's offical stance on homosexuality.
See President Gordon B. Hinckley's answer to the query: What
is your church's attitude toward homosexuality? (Browse
and scroll to "Question #2").
Evergreen attests that individuals can overcome homosexual behavior
and can diminish same-sex attraction, and is committed to assisting individuals
who wish to do so. The organization promotes the standards of The Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but is not affiliated with the LDS
Association for Research Theraphy on Homosexuality (NARTH)
This site provides information on the non-profit, educational organization
dedicated to the research, therapy and prevention of homosexuality. NARTH,
founded in 1992, is composed of psychoanalysts, psychoanalytically-informed
psychologists, certified social workers, and other behavioral scientists,
as well as laymen in fields such as law, religion, and education.
A gay-owned and operated
domain, this site aims to promote and expose the various gay and lesbian
businesses, groups and individuals. The site links to subsites for individuals,
including Ben Vigil, who is featured in the documentary.