Adult dating mormons
The church has not publically confronted the issue of transgender Mormons.
However, a transgender Mormon who has sex reassignment surgery will almost certainly be subject to ecclesiastical discipline.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) is now the fourth largest Christian denomination in the United States and counts over 13 million members worldwide.
Being gay was considered by church leaders to be a sinful choice, one that required repentance and could be overcome with different types of reparative therapy.In Utah, he claims, there are now 150 Mormon women for every 100 Mormon men, “a 50 percent oversupply of women,” even though , there are actually more men than women in the state. He says Mormon men leave the faith in higher numbers than women, making the statistics of available, active LDS singles significantly lopsided by gender. According to a Pew study released in May of this year, 64% of people who are raised LDS in America still self-identify as Mormon as adults, which is higher than the retention rate for Catholics (59%) or mainline Protestants (45%).The In a study based on data from the General Social Survey, Phillips and Cragun show that between 19, 92.6% of Mormon respondents in the MCR [Mormon Culture Region] who reported being LDS at age 16 were still members of the church when they were surveyed. But even though disaffiliation is a national social trend, I’m sure that’s cold comfort to the general authorities in Salt Lake City. The church considers Mormons who act on feelings of same-sex attraction to have disobeyed church teachings on morality and thus are subject to ecclesiastical discipline.
They may be (1) placed on probation (for those desiring to change their behavior), (2) "disfellowshipped" (excluded from participating in the sacraments for a finite period of time while they correct their behavior), or (3) excommunicated.
A central tenet of Mormon theology is that marriages performed in one of the more than 120 temples in the world bind couples together not only for the rest of their lives, but also in the infinite afterlife.