Has the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints become more accepting of the LGBT community? Based on a recent Mother Jones article entitled "Mormon Church Abandons Its Crusade Against Gay Marriage," maybe. I, along with fellow panelists Dustin Lance Black (Academy Award-winning screenwriter), Stephen Mansfield (bestselling author on faith and politics) and Troy Williams (radio personality and gay activist), discuss the Mormon church relenting in its opposition to gay marriage.
Whether this is a fundamental change within the church or a window dressing, the Mormon church is very much concerned with how it's perceived, as well as with its cultural influence. Watch this thought-provoking episode of Gwissues and decide for yourself.
Gwissues, a YouTube show, airs on Gwist.tv.