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‘Questions From The Closet’ podcast host is gay and in love – Instinct Magazine

In March 2022 in the United States of America, STILL MATTERS is released. Representation still matters. The latest public statement of its truth belongs to author, influencer, podcast host – and BYU student – Charlie Bird.

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As previously reported by Gayety,

“Bird co-hosts a podcast with fellow author Ben Schilaty called Questions from the Closet. In the podcast, they discuss frequently asked questions they receive as gay members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The old BYU Cosmo the cougar the mascot opened up about the new love of his life, Ryan, on a recent podcast,

“There was just something about him that understood me. Every part of me. The gay part of me, the spiritual part of me, the fun part of me, the slightly neurotic part of me. I was not fragmented.

the Without the mask the author, 28, continued to discuss his relationship,

“Everything I thought was horrible, forbidden and wrong, suddenly healed those parts of my heart that I didn’t know were broken. I felt human and I felt godly.

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COMING OUT IN BYU?

According to a March 2020 Salt Lake Tribune article,

“Despite removing the section on “homosexual behavior” from its honor code last month, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has clarified for the first time that same-sex romantic behavior is still “not compatible” with Brigham’s rules. Young university. The startling announcement came Wednesday morning after weeks of questions about the change and after LGBTQ students celebrated what they hoped it meant. Many said they had recently come out as gay only because they believed — and some honor code staff said so — that school and faith now allow it.

On a bit of a dark note, Bird did exit at BYU and for now, her relationship with Ryan is on hold. The relationship is on hold as Bird has re-enrolled as a student to get his master’s degree in social work. BYU student – yes. BYU student in a loving and committed same-sex relationship – no.

That’s why release STILL MATTERS.


Sources: The Salt Lake Tribune, Gayety