The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints considers same-sex marriage to be a “serious transgression” — and,until this spring, treated Mormons involved in these unions as apostates, subject to church disciplinary hearings that could result in their excommunication.
So a commencement ceremony on Friday at Brigham Young University, the flagship academic institution of the Mormon Church, was an unlikely occasion for this pronouncement: “I stand before my family, friends and graduating class today to say that I am proud to be a gay son of God.”
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