LDS Resources for Same-Sex Attraction

Below is a list of helpful resources to understand and address the issue of same-sex attraction (also called same-gender attraction, homosexuality, gay, and lesbian). Some are resources from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the “Mormons”) and others are community resources.

LDS Church Resources

Books

Community Resources

  • North Star (NorthStarLDS.org) is a community of Latter-day Saints dealing with issues surrounding homosexual attraction who desire to live in harmony with the teachings of Jesus Christ and the doctrines and values of the Church. The Voices of Hope series provides video testimonies and written essays that document the voices of thousands of Latter-day Saints who are faithfully dealing with same-sex attraction.
  • SameSexAttraction.org is a comprehensive website with help for unwanted same-sex attraction from an LDS and Christian perspective.
  • Evergreen International  This nonprofit organization provided direction and support to Latter-day Saint (Mormon) men and women who want to diminish their same-sex attraction and free themselves from homosexual behavior. It was also a resource to family and friends, professional counselors, and religious leaders. Evergreen merged with North Star in January 2014. See the North Star entry above.
  • For Gay Mormons” video from the YouTube channel “Understanding Mormonism.”
  • Center for Gender Wholeness is a psychological clinic with extensive experience in helping those with unwanted same-sex attraction. www.genderwholeness.com, email: info@genderwholeness.com, phone: (801) 272-3200.