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Conference Seeks to Help Mormons with Same-sex Attraction who Want to Keep the Faith

Ty Mansfield arrived Friday at the first large-scale conference held by North Star, an LDS-based gay support group, with several goals in mind.

For one, North Star's president hoped more than 40 sessions at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo, spread across Friday and Saturday, would provide support and resources for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who experience same-sex attraction and desire to live in harmony with the church's teachings, doctrines and values.

Another goal for the conference titled "A Home in the Gospel of Christ" was to spread a message to Mormons and others that many Latter-day Saints who experience same-sex attraction maintain their faith and membership, though North Star has no official tie to the church.

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