“Not Giving My Son the Priesthood” by Alma Frances Pellett

My place in the Patriarchal orders of the Priesthood has been suspended, likely never to be reinstated. I am a transgender woman, one who has set aside her temple recommend and authorization to exercise the Priesthood by embracing who she is, medically and socially.
Rachel Rueckert is the current editor in chief of the Exponent II Magazine. She is the author of EAST WINDS.

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