The fight against religious repression is literally a fight against death. Preventable LGBTQ suicide is endemic to all retrograde religions, as are a great many of other injustices. The Mormon Church is but one of many that needs to be opposed in its repression of sexual identity, not to mention flagrant misogyny.

I am glad you wrote this piece. Stories such as this are an important element in the fight against homophobia and, more generally, against oppressive religious practices. The minds of people everywhere are poisoned by sinister doctrine designed to divide, to incur hate and fear between them, and to instill in them blind obedience to unjust authorities. Perhaps someone will see what you wrote and realize there are ways to escape from all of that and find new communities, free from hate and judgment.

Good luck in your new life. It is certain to be better.

Just the facts: Writer. Gamer. Feminist. Educated in Astrophysics. Professional Gambler. Student of Language. Satanist. Anarchist.

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