When he was 17 he started an online Yahoo group for gay Mormon youth.
After years of attempting to fit into the Mormon model of heterosexuality, Benji finally accepted his sexual orientation as a gift rather than a curse.
, encouraging us to embrace our calling as LGBT members of the Mormon Tribe as a gift rather than a problem.
Benji Schwimmer, winner of Season 2 of “So You Think You Can Dance,” will MC the opening event on Friday evening and spend time teaching us all some of his dance moves and some fun line dancing.
A former BYU student and a returned missionary, Benji struggled for years as he tried to repress his same-sex feelings.
We will then follow with excerpts or live descriptions of these events by some of the people who were interviewed and other people who have had this affirming experience.We are anticipating a very moving program as we stand as witnesses to the loving response that God has given to the prayers of these seekers.