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Nemo liked Sammy's profile
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Sep 21, 2012
Lazurus1977 commented on Sammy's blog post My experience as a gay Mormon
"wow... that was long. I bet it took a long time to write. Thank your for your story. I agree with carrot that it is eye opening. I hope you find it is that will help you to be happy in life. it sounds like your well on that path now. I have two…"
Dec 3, 2011
Carrotsandgreenjello commented on Sammy's blog post My experience as a gay Mormon
"Thank you for sharing your journey with us. As a mom, it was eye opening."
Nov 13, 2011
finally out left a comment for Sammy
"Hey Sammy, shame ur so far away, but thats cool, are there many exmos in Perth. It would be great for us exmos to get together in OZ. So who is ur aunt in Newcastle, I might know her, not that i really see any Mormons anymore"
Nov 6, 2011
Sammy posted a blog post

My experience as a gay Mormon

I wrote this for my sister, who was curious about what it was like for me growing up in the Mormon faith as a gay youth, but I addressed it to a wider audience. Here it is for general readership; maybe it'll help someone. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1br6-VvCmIgHeVVHId5o91jQoahYlntN7a5WF6RoSbS4/edit?hl=en_USSee More
Nov 6, 2011
Sammy and TheDukeofHazzards are now friends
Nov 5, 2011
finally out left a comment for Sammy
"Hey Sammy, where abouts in Australia r u, I am from Newcastle"
Nov 5, 2011
pollypinks left a comment for Sammy
"Well Jeez, at least we're about the same height.  And I don't know why I always get small dogs, because I really do love just about every dog I meet.  As well as the neighbor's goats, horses, chickens, you name it.  …"
Apr 10, 2011
Idaho Spud left a comment for Sammy
"Welcome Sammy."
Apr 10, 2011
pollypinks left a comment for Sammy
"Oh Jesus, Joseph, and Mary, my cover is blown.  Yes, Sammy is the mini-weinie dog, but honestly, I love the name and would have named a kid that anyway.  My son's expecting a child, and we'll find out the gender on the 20th, so…"
Apr 10, 2011
pollypinks left a comment for Sammy
"Welcome Sammy, and I have a Sammy in my household, so it's one of my favorite names."
Apr 10, 2011
Sammy is now a member of Life After Mormonism (exmormon)
Apr 10, 2011

Profile Information

Relationship Status (single, partner, etc):
Single
My Story:
A good Mormon boy until my mission, when I heard something in a General Conference talk that made me realise the philosophical basis of my testimony was flawed. I sat on the fence for almost my entire mission, but finally made the decision to leave the church a month or two before my two years were up. I still finished an "honourable" mission (although finishing it did not seem at all honourable to me), but stopped my church activity immediately upon arriving home. Now I'm living happily being "out", both in the church sense, and as a gay man.
Interests and Hobbies:
Piano, Science, Maths, Studying, Traveling, Thinking, Introspecting, Reading, Writing, Family History
Favorite activity after mormonism?
Studying
If you went on an LDS mission, where and when did you go?
Taiwan, 2006-2008

Sammy's Blog

My experience as a gay Mormon

Posted on November 6, 2011 at 4:09am 2 Comments

I wrote this for my sister, who was curious about what it was like for me growing up in the Mormon faith as a gay youth, but I addressed it to a wider audience. Here it is for general readership; maybe it'll help someone.

 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1br6-VvCmIgHeVVHId5o91jQoahYlntN7a5WF6RoSbS4/edit?hl=en_US

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At 1:22pm on November 6, 2011, finally out said…

Hey Sammy, shame ur so far away, but thats cool, are there many exmos in Perth. It would be great for us exmos to get together in OZ. So who is ur aunt in Newcastle, I might know her, not that i really see any Mormons anymore

At 1:45pm on November 5, 2011, finally out said…

Hey Sammy, where abouts in Australia r u, I am from Newcastle

At 4:42pm on April 10, 2011, pollypinks said…
Well Jeez, at least we're about the same height.  And I don't know why I always get small dogs, because I really do love just about every dog I meet.  As well as the neighbor's goats, horses, chickens, you name it.   Glad you liked my town.  More and more free thinkers are moving in and changing the tone of things, if you will.  It's more interesting.
At 4:31pm on April 10, 2011, Idaho Spud said…
Welcome Sammy.
At 9:22am on April 10, 2011, pollypinks said…
Oh Jesus, Joseph, and Mary, my cover is blown.  Yes, Sammy is the mini-weinie dog, but honestly, I love the name and would have named a kid that anyway.  My son's expecting a child, and we'll find out the gender on the 20th, so who knows what they'll think up?  Well, I know what they've thought up for a girl, and that's why I'm hoping it's a boy.
At 8:37am on April 10, 2011, pollypinks said…
Welcome Sammy, and I have a Sammy in my household, so it's one of my favorite names.
 
 
 

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