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posted Friday, June 1, 2012 - Volume 40 Issue 22
Mormons march in Gay Pride Parade to build bridges
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Mormons march in Gay Pride Parade to build bridges

Mormons Building Bridges says it wanted to send message of love to the LGBT community and hopes to inspire others to do the same.

By Julia Lyon
The Salt Lake Tribune

Before the drag queens in heels danced across Main Street, more than 300 members of the LDS Church left Utah Gay Pride Parade spectators in tears Sunday morning. One Mormon father turned to the crowd and thanked people for forgiving him.

The group, Mormons Building Bridges, said they wanted to send a message of love to the states LGBT community, a message they believe is compatible with their faith.

Emily Vandyke, 50, carried a sign with the words from an LDS childrens song: "Ill walk with you, Ill talk with you. Thats how Ill show my love for you."

Several blocks along the parade route, she embraced a tall woman weeping at the edge of the crowd who said, "Thank you."

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