Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds Gets a Boost for his LGBTQ Fundraising Concert from, of All Groups, the Mormon Church

The Salt Lake Tribune’s Peggy Fletcher Stack reports that the Mormon Church is supporting the LoveLoud Festival, a concert that aims to benefit at-risk LGBTQ youths. In a statement posted on its newsroom website, the LDS church wrote, “We applaud the LoveLoud Festival for LGBTQ youth’s aim to bring people together to address teen safety and to express respect and love for all of God’s children.” The festival is organized by Imagine Dragons singer Dan Reynolds, who has criticized the LDS church’s stance on gay members in the past.

Read at The Salt Lake Tribune

© 2011 Religion & Politics