Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dr. Daniel Parkinson, a psychiatrist who was raised Mormon and left the church partly due to being gay, and Thomas Montgomery, Mormon father of a gay son and husband to Wendy Montgomery who helped found the Mama Dragons.
Debbie recently visited east Idaho and sat down with Nate to talk about Tyler, the Mama Dragons and her membership in the LDS Church.
Debbie joined Lori Embree, a Rigby mother who has been a member of the Mama Dragons for years. Lori is a lifelong member of the LDS Church and has two children who are bisexual.
By Neca Allgood – Text of the acceptance speech at the 2016 Equality Utah Allies Dinner: “In the last year alone we have grown from 450 members to 1000, and while that growth is wonderful, we would ultimately like to not exist at all. We look forward to the day when a kid coming out to their parents is as ordinary as them announcing they have a date to prom.”
Posted October 1, 2015 by EMILIE STILES – Kimberly Anderson presented her yearlong work, “The Mama Dragon Story Project,” at Writ & Vision, a bookstore in downtown Provo on Tuesday, Sept. 29. The project contains photos and essays written by women who refer to themselves as “Mama Dragons.”