"I assured Ross of our love and understanding, our unwavering support and loyalty, but when, in absolute despair, he said, 'what's the point of going on? I can't ever marry in the temple and have a family. How do I get to the celestial kingdom? What happens to me?' I had no answers. I still don't.
"I could not advise him to keep coming to church, to hope for peace in the next life. There are graveyards full of young Latter-Day Saints who have tried.
"I choose life for my child. I would rather have him alive, living an authentic life, true to who he is, than to live a stalwart steadfast lie that backs him into a suicidal corner."
(Diane Oviatt, Oakland LDS Stake)