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Beliefs can be a tricky thing to navigate. Everyone holts their own set of beliefs, defined by their religion or upbringing or circumstance. Holding space for these beliefs can be difficult, particularly when you aren’t made aware of what that belief actually is. That was the issue facing Redditor and ORiginal Poster (OP) DisplacedChef when […] More
People Explain What Absolutely Ruined Religion For Them
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Critics of religion say that religion is outdated, harmful to individuals, and society at large. Others view religion as anti-science. Still others have expressed reservations about many religions' views toward women and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

There are many other reasons of course, but these are several examples of religious practices that have contributed to many peoples' decision to leave religion altogether.

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Mormon Father With Lesbian Daughter Slams Church Over Their 'Ungodly' Homophobic Teachings In Powerful Letter
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A member of the Mormon church wrote a strongly worded opinion piece for the Salt Lake Tribune.

Dave Winslow is a self-proclaimed "60-plus, returned missionary, temple married, father of eight, lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints", otherwise known as the Mormon church.

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Mormon Republican Lawmaker Nathan Ivie Comes Out As Gay In Powerful Video
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Nathan Ivie, a Republican lawmaker from Utah, recently came out as gay in a video posted to Facebook.

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BYU Valedictorian Comes Out As Gay During Powerful Graduation Speech, And The Internet Is Cheering
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Matt Easton, Valedictorian of Utah's Brigham Young University's class of 2019, made a very brave choice for his speech—he came out as gay in a speech that acknowledged the achievements of his peers, and himself.

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