Ty Mansfield

Ty Mansfield is a marriage and family therapist currently living in Provo, Utah, with his wife and their three kids. He chronicled his own spiritual journey with same-sex attraction as co-author of In Quiet Desperation (Deseret Book, 2004) and later compiled Voices of Hope: Latter-day Saint Perspectives on Same-Gender Attraction—An Anthology of Gospel Teachings and Personal Essays (Deseret Book, 2011). He also co-directs the Voices of Hope Project, a website extension of the book, and has been featured in the May/June 2012 issue of LDS Living magazine and on the Church website MormonsandGays.org (which can also be viewed here). Ty is a co-founder and the current president of the nonprofit organization North Star, a faith-affirming support organization for LDS individuals and families addressing issues of sexual or gender identity and who desire to live within the framework of the doctrines and teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Posts by Ty Mansfield

“Beauty for Ashes”

In my last blog post on “owning our stories,” I included a favorite quote from psychiatrist and author Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. “The most beautiful people we have known,” she wrote, “are

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