Gay and Mormon: BYU students to speak on campus panel

Bridey Jensen is a student at Brigham Young University. She’s also a lesbian. The 23-year-old knows some of her peers see these as mutually exclusive identities, but next week, she hopes to clear up any misunderstandings about what it means to be gay and a devout Latter-day Saint during a panel discussion on her Provo campus.

"Both of these things are just a fundamental part of me that I never chose," said Jensen, one of three students expected to be part of the panel. "Just because I accept [that I am gay] doesn’t mean I believe in the gospel any less."

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