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Some Mormons pushing church to become more accepting of gay members

| Sunday, October 12, 2014
Members of Mormons Building Bridges march during the Utah Gay Pride Parade, in Salt Lake City on June 8, 2014. Court decisions this week paving the way for same-sex marriage to become legal in dozens of states, including Mormon strongholds like Utah, Idaho and Nevada, have emboldened a growing group of Latter-day Saints who are pushing the conservative church to become more accepting of gay members.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Court decisions this week paving the way for same-sex marriage to become legal in dozens of states, including Mormon strongholds like Utah, Idaho and Nevada, have emboldened a growing group of Latter-day Saints who are pushing the conservative church to become more accepting of gay members.

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Salt Lake City Council says LGBT group deserves a spot in parade

| Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Members of the Mormons Building Bridges march during the Utah Gay Pride in Salt Lake City on Sunday, June 2, 2013.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Council is decrying the rejection of a Mormon LGBT group's proposed float in Utah's most popular parade, but it won't pull out of the event.

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Mormon faith-based LGBT group rejected by parade honoring LDS pioneers

| Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Members of the Mormons Building Bridges march during the Utah Gay Pride in Salt Lake City on Sunday, June 2, 2013.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Organizers of Utah's biggest parade have turned down a float proposal from a Mormon faith-related LGBT group, citing too much potential for controversy.

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Mormons pushing church to teach that homosexuality isn’t a sin

| Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Rick Bowme, APIn this June 2, 2013 photo, members of the Mormons Building Bridges group march in the Utah Gay Pride Parade in Salt Lake City.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Wendy and Tom Montgomery went door-to-door in their California neighborhood in 2008 campaigning for the passage of an anti-gay marriage proposition. They were among thousands of faithful Mormons following the direction of a church that spent millions on the cause. Then...

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Boy Scouts join Mormon allies at Utah Pride, defy policy by marching in uniform

| Monday, June 3, 2013
Rick Bowmer, APMembers of the Mormons Building Bridges march during the Utah Gay Pride in Salt Lake City on Sunday. Kenji Mikesell, second from right, is an 18-year-old Eagle Scout still active in his troop that is sponsored by the Mormon church.
SALT LAKE CITY -- For a second straight year, a large group of Mormons took part Sunday in the Utah Pride Parade in a show of support for the gay community.

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Mormon allies again planning to march in Utah gay pride parade

| Saturday, June 1, 2013
KSTU-TVThe group Mormons Building Bridges participated in last year's pride event in Salt Lake City.
SALT LAKE CITY — Hundreds of members of the Mormon church are planning on Sunday to duplicate a powerful message they sent last year by marching in the Utah Gay Pride Parade in downtown Salt Lake City.

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More than 300 Mormon Church members march in Salt Lake City Pride

| Monday, June 4, 2012
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SALT LAKE CITY -- More than 300 members of the Mormon Church joined the thousands of participants Sunday at Salt Lake City's gay pride. The group, Mormons Building Bridges, said they wanted to send a message of love to the state’s LGBT community, a message they believe is compatible with their faith, reported the Salt Lake Tribune.

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