Homosexuality and the Church: Perspectives of an LDS Father Many gay and lesbian Mormons and their families feel they are being subjected to unbearable pain, indignity and humiliation because of the Church’s position on homosexuality. They believe Church leadership to be insensitive and unresponsive to their anguished cries. They ask, “Is anybody there? Does anybody care?” I detail my six-year journey from trauma to awareness to research to challenge in attempting to deal with being caught in that hard spot between Church policy and the realities of homosexuality. A comparison will be drawn between the rescinded policy regarding blacks and the priesthood and current policies directed toward homosexuals.