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2015 NORTH STAR CONFERENCE

APRIL 23-25, 2015 | PROVO, UT

Supreme Court Background

North Star Responds to Questions Regarding Amicus Curiae Brief Filed with the US Supreme Court

North Star is not a political organization nor does North Star promote traditional marriage as means of addressing same-sex attraction. Some members of our community chose to participate in the amicus brief. The views they expressed are their own, individual views; they do not speak for North Star International as an organization.

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Welcome to North Star!

North Star is a faith-affirming resource for Latter-day Saints addressing sexual orientation or gender identity,
and who desire to live in harmony with the teachings of Jesus Christ
and the doctrines and values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Meet Kevin & Marcelene Randall

Kevin and Marcelene say prayer and lots of communication have helped them better understand how same-sex attraction plays into the plan of happiness. ...

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INTRODUCING

A growing repository of personal essays by Latter-day Saints wrestling with issues related to gender identity (e.g., gender dysphoria and/or transgenderism) who are striving to find congruence and peace within the context of faith in the gospel of Jesus Christ.


We are faith affirming

North Star supports Latter-day Saint individuals and families concerned with sexual orientation or gender identity who seek live in joy and harmony within their covenants, values, and beliefs as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

We offer community and support

We seek to foster supportive community, which includes family, friends, and spiritual leaders, as well as fellowship and friendship with others—through our online forums and in-person events—who share their life experiences and commitment to the gospel.

We provide resources

With resources ranging from official Church publications to personal stories, North Star provides resources for individuals, family members, and Church leaders that help individuals attain greater peace, fulfillment, and sense of individual worth.

Questions people have asked

What is North Star’s connection to the Church? Is North Star an “ex-gay” organization? Why do you use the term “same-sex attraction”? What is North Star’s position on “reparative” or “conversion” therapy? See answers to these and more!

Are you new to North Star?

North Star is a place of community for Latter-day Saints seeking support and resources addressing sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Men

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Women

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Transgender

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Spouses

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Friends & Family

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Church Leaders

Church Leaders

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Essential Links & Resources


Official LDS Church Links


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    MormonsAndGays.org

    This website is a collection of conversations with Church leaders, Church members who are same-sex attracted, and  loved ones of gay people.

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    God Loveth His Children

    This message is intended for Latter-day Saints who experience same-sex attraction but sincerely desire to live a life pleasing to our Father in Heaven.

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    Statements by General Authorities

    The Lord’s prophets teach that sexual intimacy is to be employed only between man and woman, lawfully wedded as husband and wife.

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    Church Publications

    The following are general Church proclamations and publications outlining doctrines of the Church regarding marriage and family which shape its position on homosexual behavior and relationships:

Additional Essentials


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    Voices of Hope Project

    As an extension of the book, this site is a growing repository of video and written essays by Latter-day Saints who experience same-sex attraction who desire to more openly share their journeys of faith and hope.

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    What (and What Not) to Say to Someone Who Experiences Same-sex Attraction

    What should you say to someone who experiences same-sex attraction? Here are a few do’s and don’ts to help you navigate some of those sensitivities.

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    North Star Facebook Groups

    North Star sponsors a variety of private Facebook groups intended to provide a confidential, safe, and moderated forum in which you can offer and receive support.

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    North Star Email Groups

    North Star sponsors a variety of email-facilitated support groups intended to provide a moderated forum in which you can offer and receive support.






What’s Going On Now at North Star

Messages from the Directors
Check Your Motivation

Check Your Motivation…

by Blaine Hickman
April 2015

I was 22 (the internationally recognized age of readiness to assume the role of fatherhood) when I had my first son, George (important note: I made that readiness thing u…

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Northern Lights Blog

Have Courage and Be Kind…

by Scott & Becky MackIntosh
April 21, 2015

by Becky Mackintosh Did you happen to see the latest rendition of Cinderella starring Lilly James?  If not, I highly recommend it.  I know it’s just a fairytale, but…

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Voices of Hope Project
Kevin & Marcelene Randall

Kevin & Marcelene Randall…

by Voices of Hope Project
February 17, 2015

Kevin and Marcelene say prayer and lots of communication have helped them better understand how same-sex attraction plays into the plan of happiness. Kevin is the Executi…

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North Star Newsroom

North Star Responds to Questions Regarding Amicus Curiae Brief Filed with the Supreme Court of the United States
April 15, 2015
Official Statement: The TLC Special and Valuing Our Shared Diversity and Commitment to Jesus Christ
January 12, 2015
North Star Announces New Executive Committee
January 7, 2014
Leading Same-Sex Attraction Ministry Organizations for Latter-day Saints To Unite Under North Star Umbrella
January 1, 2014

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Upcoming Events

april

23apr - 25All DayNorth Star Conference, 2nd Annual(All Day) Provo, UtahUtah Valley Convention Center

may

16may - 17All DayFast and Temple Weekend - Spring 2015(All Day) WorldwideLDS Temples

june

14jun7:00 pmNorth Star 2015 Summer Fireside7:00 pm TBATBA

july

august

15aug - 16All DayFast and Temple Weekend - Summer 2015(All Day) WorldwideLDS Temples

september

12sep7:00 pmNorth Star 2015 Fall Fireside7:00 pm TBATBA

october

24oct6:30 pmNorth Star Fall Festival 20156:30 pm Salt Lake City, UT AreaTBA

november

21nov - 22All DayFast and Temple Weekend - Fall 2015(All Day) WorldwideLDS Temples

december

12dec6:00 pmNorth Star 2015 Christmas Fireside6:00 pm TBATBA

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